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Mexican Immigrants

Donald Trump Means Business

Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith | Posted 08.21.2015 | Entertainment
Rev. Dr. Susan K. Smith

I keep thinking that people, fellow Republicans, Democrats, Independents and the general populace - ought to quit signing Donald Trump off as a fluke in the upcoming presidential election. Like it or not, he is a real contender and he will continue to be.

Relax, America, Donald Trump is Not Really Running for President

Mario Almonte | Posted 08.13.2015 | Entertainment
Mario Almonte

Trump would also never accept the job of president, as tempting as it might seem. It would mean giving up direct control of his global business empire. He would also have to forfeit the hundreds of millions of dollars he receives in endorsement deals every year.

Donald Trump's Latino Employees Resent His Anti-Immigrant Remarks

Reuters | Posted 07.13.2015 | Latino Voices

By Laila Kearney and Sebastien Melo NEW YORK, July 12 (Reuters) - From the nearest bus stop, workers navigate about a mile of overgrown...

Elise Foley

We Asked Lawmakers With Mexican Heritage About Donald Trump | Elise Foley | Posted 07.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) was a child, he remembers walking through the grocery store with his mother as judgmental whispers w...

Christina Wilkie

Huckabee Weighs In On Donald Trump's Controversial Immigrant Comments | Christina Wilkie | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

An earlier version of this piece erroneously attributed remarks critical of Donald Trump made by Mitt Romney to Mike Huckabee. We apologize for the er...

Lindsey Graham Joins Chorus Of Donald Trump Critics

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 07.02.2015 | Politics

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday criticized Donald Trump’s recent controversial remarks about immigrants, claiming Trum...

The Day Latinos Beat Donald Trump

Ligiah Villalobos | Posted 06.30.2015 | Latino Voices
Ligiah Villalobos

As a working TV and feature film writer in Hollywood, I have been fortunate enough to sell a couple of pilots to NBC. But I am also one of those immigrants from Mexico Donald Trump talked about -- except I've never raped anyone, I am not a criminal and I have never done or sold drugs.

Homenaje a Un Macho Mexicano

Ana Guerrero | Posted 06.21.2015 | Latino Voices
Ana Guerrero

As I approach my second Father's Day without him, I keep thinking of that father, quietly standing in the back, supporting his child in pursuing noble work and the American dream. Like my father, he had the bearing of a Macho Mexicano. Not the Mexican macho of our stereotypes -- the kind of Mexican macho that is a responsible, honorable and caring provider.

Carnival Quarters, Pastures to Parks

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 05.22.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

In the 10 states I worked carnivals this last year, I lived on the border of Chugach National Forest in Alaska and in a cow pasture outside Chicago with 40 Black Angus cows and a big, dirty bull.

More Protestors Detained At Border Crossing

AP | OMAR MILLAN | Posted 03.17.2014 | Latino Voices

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Sixty Mexican migrants were detained Sunday by U.S. authorities after they crossed into the United States from the border cit...

The Main Reason Immigrants Are Going Back To Mexico

Fusion | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

Mexican immigrants are returning home in significant numbers but it’s not mainly due to the tepid U.S. economy, according to a survey released on Tu...

Why Mexicans Are Seeking Asylum In The US

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT and MARK STEVENSON | Posted 10.04.2013 | Latino Voices

SAN DIEGO -- SAN DIEGO (AP) — Elizabeth Silva was walking her younger sister to school when two hooded men burst into her house and pumped three bul...

These Children Cross International Lines Everyday On Their Way To School

stateline | Daniel C. Vock | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Young Indigenous Immigrants Create Their 'Sense Of Belonging' In U.S.

VOXXI | Eduardo Stanley | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

In the last two decades, the ethnicity of the immigrant population from Mexico changed as more indigenous people from states like Oaxaca, Guerrero and...

The Unexpected Benefit Of Living In A City With A Big Mexican Population

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.08.2013 | Business

Native-born workers living in American cities with a large population of Mexican immigrants may actually fair better during economic downturns than th...

A Win For The Dream 9

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 10.06.2013 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department tentatively approved asylum requests for nine Mexican immigrants, including some who were living i...

The Mexican Drug Cartels' Reign of Terror Continues

The 420 Times | Posted 02.14.2013 | Crime
The 420 Times

One facet of the cartel's horrific system is to lie in wait for migrants and then abduct them as they are departing the train on the fringes of Mexico City. Once abducted, the ill-fated individuals are subjected to life threats, physical torture, extortion and some cases even murder.

Undocumented Immigration From Mexico Decreasing In The U.S.

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.11.2013 | Latino Voices

The number of undocumented immigrants living in the United States has continually declined after hitting its peak in 2007 with a total of 12 million, ...

Rush Limbaugh's Ridiculous Rant Against Mexican Immigrants

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 02.21.2013 | Latino Voices

Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh lashed out at Mexican immigrants Wednesday in a radio rant that portrayed them as lazy and government-dependent...

Elise Foley

Former President Of Mexico Delivers Scathing Critique Of Romney | Elise Foley | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, said Saturday he is confounded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's decision du...

LOOK: Is Mitt Romney Stretching His Father's Mexican Connection For Votes?

The Huffington Post | Lucette Jefferson | Posted 10.19.2012 | Latino Voices

The second Presidential debate provided us with a lot to chew on. From binders full of women (there's already a fun meme for that one) to request...

Globalization and Human Capital

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 12.03.2012 | Latino Voices
Ricardo B. Salinas

It is very probable that the anti-immigrant neurosis will have a serious future impact on the ability of the U.S. economy to recover from the current crisis.

Saki Knafo

Mexican Moms More Nurturing Than White Ones, Study Finds | Saki Knafo | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices

According to a new study published Tuesday, Mexican immigrant mothers performed better on some measures of parenting than white mothers did. The st...

An Olympian's Fight For A Better Life

BSU at the Games | Emily Thompson | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

JoJo Diaz grew up as part of a poor family in a rough part of El Monte, Calif. Kids in his neighborhood wanted him to join one of the local gangs, but...

64 Years Later, Dead Undocumented Immigrants Are Still Nameless in the New York Times

Peter Dreier | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1948 plane crash in California, last Sunday's truck crash in Texas, and the reporting of each incident by the New York Times, are eerily similar. Woody Guthrie's words written 64 years ago "They chase us like outlaws, like rustlers, like thieves" -- are hardly outdated.