Articles from October 2013
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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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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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Each Friday, we bring you five immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.
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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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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 brands 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.
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.
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.