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Bordofarms: A Project Focused on Solving Deportee Economic Issues Through Urban Farming

Miguel Marshall | Posted 07.21.2016 | Latino Voices
Miguel Marshall

After this intense immersion into the social fabric of our city's deportee community, we have learned that there are many creative ways to approach social issues and that we are ready to take on the new challenges ahead through more economically viable and scalable model of social enterprise in urban farming.

Whoops! The Department of Justice Admits That It Misunderstood U.S. Citizenship Law

Laura Murray-Tjan | Posted 04.28.2015 | Politics
Laura Murray-Tjan

The DOJ has the authority to issue deportation orders. In a recent decision, the DOJ admitted that it has been misinterpreting certain citizenship statutes since 2008. As a consequence, DOJ officers have been incorrectly ordering U.S. citizens deported. What will the government do about U.S. citizens who already were mistakenly deported?

Crisis in El Bordo: Record Number of Deportations Contribute to Homeless Influx in Tijuana Canal

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 02.09.2015 | Latino Voices
Cyrus Saatsaz

Within Baja California's largest city of Tijuana, which similar to San Diego has a population of over 1.3 million people, exists a dry concrete riverbed that once held the flowing waters of the Tijuana River.

'Deportees' Names Finally Honored At Mass Grave Site

The Huffington Post | Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Latino Voices

"Today we are here to right a wrong," said Bishop Armando X. Ochoa at a mass grave site in California’s central San Joaquin Valley Monday. A large c...

Farm Workers' Push for Immigration Reform Honors the 28 'Deportees' From 1948

Arturo S. Rodríguez | Posted 08.30.2013 | Latino Voices
Arturo S. Rodríguez

This Labor Day finally brought recognition for the 28 Mexican migrant farm workers who tragically perished when the twin-engine DC-3C charter plane fl...

'Deportees': In Response to Arizona Law, Cuéntame, Outernational and Tom Morello Release Music Video

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Axel W. Caballero

In response to Arizona SB 1070, Outernational with Tom Morello released a cover version of Woody Guthrie's "Deportees." The song has spread online as ...