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Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land

Lupillo Rivera: A Stranger In His Own Land

By Eliana Alcaraz Esparza LatinaLista (Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared the Herald de Paris) HOLLYWOOD – On this particular Tuesday morning, July 1, 2014, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera felt happy as a “King.” It was on this day his much-anticipated single, “El Rey de los Borrachos” was to be released. He had been signing

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Native-born Latinos now outnumber Hispanic immigrants in the U.S. workforce

LatinaLista — A popular line of defense when justifying the presence of Latino migrants in the country was “they do the jobs Americans don’t want.” Well, the next generation of Latinos is putting a spin on those words according to a new study released by the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends. For the first time

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Obama administration declares surge at TX-Mexico border of unaccompanied minors a “humanitarian crisis”

LatinaLista — Fleeing life-threatening violence, extreme poverty or just wanting to be with their parents are reasons cited as to why there has been a 90 percent increase over last year of children from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico making the dangerous journey to the United States by themselves. While various immigrant advocates have

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Immigrant advocates launch national campaign highlighting Obama administration’s deportation record

LatinaLista — A tweet making its way through the Twittersphere over the last few days is one with a simple message: “Don’t be a DIC.” The double-meaning is supposed to startle the reader into finding out more — something that the issue the tweet is about has failed to do among a majority of Americans.

U.S. Customs And Border Protection Secures Tex-Mex Border From Land, Air and Sea

New Pew study reveals shocking truth about “immigrant criminals” & why deportations are so high

LatinaLista — The Obama administration’s first response to quell growing Latino criticism over excessive deportations was a directive sent to the Department of Homeland Security in 2011 to only arrest those undocumented immigrants considered to be low-priority or who have not committed crimes. But deportations continue to skyrocket prompting National Council of La Raza President

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New report serves as indictment of Border Patrol’s “systematic” display of abuse of power

LatinaLista — Two new installments of a three-part series, of the Migrant Border Crossing Study, released today by the Immigration Policy Center take a bold stand. Not in what they document but what they imply. Bordering on Criminal: The Routine Abuse of Migrants in the Removal System is a groundbreaking series that for the first

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