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Desde La Burbuja: Separados por Países

Posted October 30, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 236 views]
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Los únicos momentos que Gladis Fajardo escuchaba la voz de su hijo era cuando hacía llamadas de larga distancia a Santa Ana, donde ella vivía en El Salvador antes de emigrar a los Estados Unidos. Pasó 12 años en Los Ángeles sin ver a su familia.

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Tracing Points: 5 Stories You Missed This Week

Posted October 25, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 270 views]
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Each Friday, we bring you five immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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From La Burbuja: A Total (Mexican) American Girl

Posted October 21, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 322 views]
Victoria Dominguez, 23, talks about leaving Mexico and settling into Pasadena. (Photo by Denise Malone.)

Victoria Dominguez, 23, came to the U.S. at a young age. She quickly assimilated with her American peers. But she says it was hard fitting in with other DREAMers.

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Tracing Points: 5 Stories You Missed This Week

Posted October 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 267 views]
Sign in favor of immigration reform are on display outside Judson Memorial Church on West 4th Street in New York CIty on June 5, 2010.

 (Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen.)

Each Friday, we bring you five immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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Five things to know about the Dream9′s Trajectory

Posted October 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 278 views]
The Dream9 successfully crossed into the U.S. — legally — and now await their asylum case hearings. (Photo courtesy of the National Immigrant Youth Alliance.)

There’s nine undocumented youth who made headlines this summer. Do you know how they crossed the border — legally? We give you five things to know.

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Returning to Oaxaca 15 years later

Posted October 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 465 views]
Lizbeth Mateo with her brother at her grandmother's grave in her native village in Oaxaca, Mexico.

For almost a decade, Lizbeth Mateo has performed acts of civil disobedience across the country. But this summer, she took it to a new level. On July 30, her and a group of eight undocumented young people — who had left the US or had been deported — tried to enter legally through the Nogales port of entry in Arizona. She tells us her personal story.

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The Dream9 are Home. Do they have a Strategy?

Posted October 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 535 views]
Lizbeth Mateo, Mexican citizen living in the U.S., self deported and crossed into the country with eight other Dreamers. (Photo by Eric Pearse-Chavez.)

In July, Lizbeth Mateo joined a protest at the border in Nogales, Ariz. She left the U.S. voluntarily and then asked to come back into the country. The idea was to make a statement — with cameras rolling — about why someone who has grown up in the U.S. shouldn’t be allowed back in to the place she considers home.

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Timeline: How did we get here on immigration reform?

Posted October 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 974 views]
Immigration activists protest at the San Diego-Tijuana border against deportations earlier this summer.

How has the conversation on immigration reform changed over the years? We look into the immigration policy timeline with an eye toward Mexico and Latin America in an effort to tell the story of how the country has tried, and tried again, to find a way to incorporate the (now) 11 million undocumented immigrants into the economic and social fabric of American life.

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