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He crossed the river several times to find work in the United States — and got sent to jail or sent back. Now Zacatecas native Pedro Leyva is a citizen and a business owner of The Taco Shop in his adopted town of Oxford, Mississippi.

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Originally proposed as an international peace park with Mexico, Big Bend, Texas has a unique relationship with its southern neighbor. For the past 40 years, Mike Davidson — the Ferryman at the Wall — has been ferrying tourists across the Rio Grande for a little taste of Mexican life. He’d like to keep it that way, but some orange pendejo wants to build a great big border wall to divide the park.

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Eric Holland, a former Arizona ESL teacher who moved to Mexico, writes and sings amazing songs about the border. His Amnistia, which we first featured four years ago, paints a picture we’d all like to see! [Video by Danny Worms.]

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La Cucaracha: Apply for undocumented immigrants’ jobs here (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz September 5, 2017 Cartoons
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L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti: Hey, Trump! Not in my backyard! (NPR audio)

by Especial Correspondents May 30, 2017 Audio
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Maria Hinojosa of NPR’s LatinoUSA talks with Los Angeles Alcalde Eric Garcetti. The mayor’s message for President Trump? YOU ARE NOT THE BOSS OF ME! From NPR, this background:

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Reagan tells Mex Prez on Cinco de Mayo: ‘Mi casa es su casa’ (video)

by EDUARDO BURRO May 3, 2017 El Now
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QUESTION: Why are Mexican rapists and drug dealers streaming North to enter the US of A illegally? ANSWER: They were invited by “The Great Communicator.” Check out this video about the 1988 Cinco de Mayo ceremony at the White House when Republican President Ronald Reagan told Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado, “Mi casa […]

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La Cucaracha: Why is the taco cart guy pro-science? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 1, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Trumpista’s hubby deported – Que Karma! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 14, 2017 Cartoons
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Chinese were the first to cross the Mexican border (video, audio)

by Verdana Bold April 5, 2017 Audio
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The first targets of American border agents were Chinese, not Mexican. When the California Gold Rush ended and the railroad building boom came to a close, it became easy for politicians to exploit anti-Chinese sentiment. The result was an immigration policy that led to the first smuggling operations across the U.S-Mexico border. [Video by Timeline.] […]

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Meet La Cucaracha’s official undocumented immigrant (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 31, 2017 Cartoons
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Tens of thousands of ‘illegal’ Americans live in Mexico (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés March 30, 2017 El Now
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Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens are living illegally in Mexico. Chinese Global TV Network reports.

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Carlos was deported to Mexico for a crime he didn’t commit (video)

by Bronco del Camino March 29, 2017 Cultura
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Carlos was deported to Mexico for a crime he didn’t commit. Will he ever see his loved ones again?

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La Cucaracha: No sanctuary for freeloading illegal aliens (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 28, 2017 Cartoons
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In Chicago, the Diaz Family works for the ‘American Dream’ (video)

by Barney Asada March 20, 2017 Cultura

Vegetarian Express — two locations in Chicago — is run and owned by the Diaz Family. Everyone in the familia, aside from Miguel’s wife Krystina and their two kids, is a Mexican immigrant. Some family members are documented, some are not, but they all work hard for their American Dream. What is their future during […]

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La Cucaracha: And then they came for the taco guy (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 17, 2017 Cartoons
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