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VIDEO: How Central America Views the U.S. Immigration Debate

VIDEO: How Central America Views the U.S. Immigration Debate

LatinaLista — News continues to flow from the U.S.-Mexican border that the child migrant”crisis” is dramatically slowing. News outlets are reporting that the federal government is shutting down its emergency shelters at military bases in Texas, California and Oklahoma because of the low number of detainees. Journalists in the field are reporting that the infamous

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The Inspiring Work Being Done To Show What Jesus Would Do At The Border

By Jack Jenkins Think Progress McALLEN, TX — It was only 2:30 in the afternoon, but they were already running low on children’s shoes. “We’re out of certain kid’s sizes,” a worried-looking volunteer said as she pointed toward the back of the large, merchandise-filled room. Between her finger and the shoe rack stood several colorful

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VIDEO: The child immigration crisis in 10 numbers

LatinaLista — Recent reports indicate that the swell of undocumented children is easing and that many of those who have arrived have either been reunited with long absent parents or deported back to the countries they fled. However, there are still thousands in the care of the American government. Being denied access to the children,

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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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