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Tracing Points: 5 stories you missed this week

Posted November 15, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
Jackson Villanueva is a resident of Las Casitas. He sent this  photo to his hometown in Huetamo, Michoacán, Mex.

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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Immigration fraud: One survivor’s story

Posted November 14, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
Maria with her attorney Gina Amato Lough of the pro-bono law firm Public Counsel. Frantic to get help after so many years of getting coned, Maria walked into the L.A. offices of Public Counsel thinking it was a government immigration office that would deport her. Hearing Maria’s story, Lough says “it was so convoluted and fantastical, I knew within 20 minutes it was a fraud.” (Photo: Saul Gonzalez)

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.

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Pasos para evitar el fraude migratorio

Posted November 14, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
Hay procesos migratorios y aplicaciones que deben ser revisadas por abogados que practican leyes migratorias. Notarios no pueden ayudar en el proceso. (Foto: Saul Gonzalez)

Las leyes migratorias de los Estados Unidos suelen ser difíciles de navegar. Con ayuda de CARECEN, un centro de apoyo para inmigrantes centroamericanos e hispanos en Los Ángeles, presentamos algunos pasos preventivos para evitar el fraude.

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Life in Newbury Park’s immigrant community, La Casitas

Posted November 12, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
Las Casitas 2

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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Tracing Points: 5 Stories You Missed This Week

Posted November 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
A farmer picks green beans in  San Anselmo, Calif. (Photo: Colleen Proppe)

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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For Chivas USA fans, no place feels like home

Posted November 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
Members of the Black Army 1850, a Chivas USA supporter
group, cheer on their team in the final minute of the game. (Photo: Avishay Artsy)

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.

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Tracing Points: 5 Stories You Missed This Week

Posted November 1, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
The New York City Marathon. (Photo by ClatieK.)

Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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Desde La Burbuja: Separados por Países

Posted October 30, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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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 | ]
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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 | ]
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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