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Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

Deferred Action has benefited more than 400,000 young Mexicans

By Erasmo Martínez Martínez Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TX — Last Friday, August 15th, marked two years since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA) entered into force. Since then, the Embassy of Mexico and the network of 50 consulates in the United States have engaged in an effort to take care of the

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Video: Latina comic balances “pretty strong opinions” with humor

LatinaLista — Mexican American Grace Parra has some “pretty strong opinions.” It’s what is making her YouTube videos so compelling to watch. Not because she rants and raves but inserts a HUGE dose of humor to present a different perspective on a range of issues in the news today. In the featured video, Grace explores

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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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The Community Speaks: Student-led bilingual education programs in rural Mexico

By Chi Anunwa Language Magazine The state of Durango, Mexico, is a study in breathtaking contrasts. On the journey to the county of Mezquital in the southern tip of the state, dramatic desert landscapes give way to the lush, green peaks of the Sierra Madre Occidental mountain range, which nestle a tiny, chilly village named

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Could tech jobs combat narcos in Mexico?

By Sara Inés Calderón Más Wired A Texas-based entrepreneur says that Mexico has amazing potential to be a global hotbed for IT workers. And, if the right amount of investment is made there, a startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem could thrive. Mexico could be an unparalleled global destination for technology workers, something that Austin-based IT solutions

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TX US Rep Cuellar: “Mexican leaders cannot believe the United States has not responded to its offer to help secure the southwest border”

By Steve Taylor Rio Grande Guardian McALLEN, TX — Mexican leaders cannot believe the United States has not responded to its offer to help secure the southwest border and they wonder just how much commitment its neighbor to the north really has on the issue. U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar made these observations in an interview

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