When Maria Guiterrez heard she could legalize her immigration status, she jumped on it. She spent $80,000 over ten years, but all the money and effort was just a scam.
Las Casitas looks like one huge cookie cutter house. But when you look closer, you make out four doors and see that it’s actually divided into four apartments. It looks that way, because it’s meant to look like the rest of Newbury Park – suburban.
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The LA Galaxy is in the playoffs again and competing for its third straight title. LA’s other soccer team, Chivas USA, isn’t faring as well. But Chivas USA supporter groups, the Union Ultras and the Black Army 1850, are keeping hope alive.
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.
Alongside our radio documentaries, we’ve been working with Emmy-award winning filmmaker, Carmen Vidal to give these stories life on film and video. Meet Rufina & Ricardo, Dominga & Panchito. Get a glimpse into their stories of departure, arrival and going back.
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Octavio Olivas is from Mexico City. His wife is American, and they live in L.A. Before getting married, he got a taste of Texas hospitality on a trip into the US from Mexico.
Photo by Eric Pearse Chávez
Tune into KCRW’s Morning Edition this holiday season for a series of short profiles gathered inside La Burbuja – our mobile recording booth. The profile of Octavio Olivas was …
December 12 is the day of the Virgen de Guadalupe. Across Mexico — and the world — devotees flock to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the heart Mexico City to celebrate and pay tribute to the patron saint that Catholics call the Queen of Mexico and the Empress of the Americas.
Los Angeles is the second city with the largest of population of …
Tune in today to NPR’s All Things Considered for a journey that explores Día de Los Muertos in Los Angeles and in Mexico. Or scroll to tune in here and now!
In Mexico, it is an important national holiday where people honor their loved ones that passed away by throwing them a party. The celebration is a tradition inherited from the country’s pre-hispanic past.
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Los Angeles is home to one of the most diverse populations in the world. The largest number of people in the city is of Latino origin. But there are many ethnic groups within Latin-American culture. Like the enclave of Zapotec villagers from Southern Mexico who have migrated to LA’s Koreatown.
KCRW’s Sonic Trace series has been focusing on Zapotecs who come from the tiny village of …
Los Angeles is home to one of the most diverse populations in the world. The largest number of people in the city is of Latino origin. But there are a lot of different ethnic groups within Latin-American culture. Like the enclave of Zapotec villagers from Southern Mexico who have migrated to L.A.’s Koreatown. We’ve been focusing on migrants, who come from the tiny village of Santa Maria Tavehua.
This is Nico’s story. …