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'It's Really Difficult Being Undocumented In This Country, Trying To Do Good'

HuffingtonPost.com | Roque Planas | Posted 07.30.2014 | Latino Voices

The child migrant crisis on the border has pushed many in the U.S. to consider the complex history that has led to this point. Alex Sánchez's life st...

Support Mounts for Salvadoran Gang Truce

Tom Hayden | Posted 05.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Hayden

"Gangs are not inherently negative, do not come like outside aliens, but arise among our sons and daughters, and they need healing, a public health approach, a community-based approach."

Dispatch From El Salvador: Obama's Drug War Feels Eerily Familiar

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.31.2011 | World
Roberto Lovato

The lack of information guiding the U.S. and Salvadoran governments' militarized response to gangs mirrors the U.S.'s own spectacle-driven war on drugs -- a war that paints an entire generation as criminals.

Alex Sánchez and Confronting Prevention and Intervention Efforts

Gabriel Lerner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Gabriel Lerner

So far, the prosecution's effort to connect ex-gang member Alex Sánchez with the public perception as a callous murderer and capo of a drug-dealing and criminal group has failed.