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Tracing Love: Learning the language, of love

Posted February 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 454 views]
Maria and Waiman Sin at their New York home. The couple met while learning English in New York's La Guardia Community College. (Photo: Tabitha Sin)

A trip to Chinatown changes things for two classmates, who disliked each other.

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From La Burbuja: A movie, a husband

Posted February 10, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 269 views]
Rosa Alatore met her husband outside of the Orpheum theater in Los Angeles. But both are from different regions in Mexico.

For Rosa Alatore, a night out to the movies became a novela scene.

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Tracing Points: 5 stories you missed this week

Posted February 7, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 188 views]
Pulque in Mexico City. (Photo by Katie Bordner, flickr.)

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week. This week; immigration reform in 2014, scholarship fund for DREAMers and pulque in Mexico.

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From La Burbuja: A slice of Mexico in Southern California

Posted February 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 169 views]
Photo by Denise Malone.

Before joining La Santa Cecilia and winning a Grammy, Miguel “Oso” Ramirez lived on a ranch in Walnut, Calif. — it was just 25 minutes east of downtown Los Angeles. “We were in Atoyac, just in the United States,” Miguel remembers.

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With their bicultural sound, La Santa Cecilia humanizes immigration

Posted February 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 859 views]
La Santa Cecilia with Sonic Trace's Brian De Los Santos.

L.A.-bred band, La Santa Cecilia, recently won a Grammy for Best Latin Alternative Album. They tell us how they got started, why they’ve raised their voice on immigration and how it feels to receive a top industry award.

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Tracing Points: 5 Stories you missed this week

Posted January 31, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 183 views]
Photo by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol.

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week. This week; the GOP releases immigration reform principles, a musician uses the border as an instrument and the Sochi Olympic Winter Games gets a mariachi on ice.

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From La Burbuja: Adapting to school in Mexico

Posted January 27, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 169 views]
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A part of this interview aired on KCRW’s Morning Edition on Jan. 27.
When Lizandro Mendoza was 10 years old, his parents sent him to Mexico — they didn’t want him to lose touch with his family across the border.
They immediately enrolled him in school. But it wasn’t an easy transition.
“I remember that my teach didn’t like me — she had an idea I was rich,” …

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Tracing Points: 5 stories you missed this week

Posted January 24, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 372 views]
Ramiro Gomez Jr. threads wire into his cardboard piece to tie it on a fence at a West Los Angeles home. (Photo: Brian De Los Santos)

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week. This week; the push for immigration reform lessens in Washington, immigration flow slightly falls, a LA artist paints the city’s domestic workers y más.

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What’s your #tracinglove story?

Posted January 22, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 643 views]
Rosa Alatore met her husband outside of the Orpheum theater in Los Angeles. But both are from different regions in Mexico.

Do you have a love story that spans across the border? Did your parents migrate to the U.S. and meet here? How about keeping in touch with a loved one across the globe? We want to hear your story.

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From La Burbuja: The task of teaching both cultures

Posted January 20, 2014 by | 0 Comments | 222 views]
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When Susana Zamora came to the U.S., everything was new to her. The streets, the people and especially the culture.

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