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Tracing Points: 5 Stories You Missed This Week

Posted October 18, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 251 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 | 268 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 | 453 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 | 519 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 | 947 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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Organization To Challenge Immigration Policy Through Border Protest, Again

Posted September 11, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 379 views]
Dreamers begin their travels to the Mexico-U.S. border as part of a protest coordinated by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance. (Photo courtesy of NIYA.)

The National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA) is seeking a new group of youths, who were deported or left the U.S., in efforts to recreate the international protest that led to the Dream 9 being granted temporary permission to return to the U.S.

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From La Burbuja: Los Pozos and Childhood Nostalgia

Posted August 19, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 357 views]
Sara Lopez reminisces about her childhood in Baja California.

For Sara Lopez, there’s one thing that ignites nostalgia about her childhood in Baja California — los pozos.

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‘Undocumented, Unafraid’ Raise Up Against Deportations Proceedings

Posted July 30, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 545 views]
Over 100 immigrant activists  protested against President Obama's administration's deportation proceeding at the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry last summer. (Photo: Eric Pearse Chavez)

Over 100 immigrant activists protested against President Obama’s administration’s deportation proceedings at the San Ysidro, Calif., port of entry.

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Scenes of protest at the US/Mexico Border

Posted July 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,149 views]

Protesters gathered Sunday morning at the San Ysidro entry point at the San Diego-Tijuana border. It’s the world’s busiest “Land Port of Entry,” (LPOE) with 75,000 vehicles passing through daily.

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Protest at the Border: Dreamers decry U.S. deportation policies

Posted July 28, 2013 by | 0 Comments | 1,396 views]

About 100 people today are staging a protest at the San Ysidro crossing of the U.S.-Mexico border to protest deportation policies, they say, are splitting families apart. And three young activists tell us how this matters to them.