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Stories of Children at the Border Featured in New Picture Book

Virginia Isaad
The heartbreaking reality of the children at the border is unfortunately nothing new however the reality of the situation is not truly known but now that’s changing. Attorney Warren Binford is the founder of Project Amplify, a national campaign that...
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RAICES ‘Kids in Cages’ Installation is Reminder of Border Crisis

Virginia Isaad
In light of the ongoing border crisis, the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES) put up more than a dozen chain-link cages in the city (with dolls that represent children) as caucus-goers in Iowa choose their...
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Activist Elsa Marie Collins Believes Immigration Reform Is About Humans, Not Politics

First-generation Mexican American activist Elsa Marie Collins straddled the border most of her childhood. Born in San Diego and raised in Tijuana in the 80s and 90s, she remembers an entirely different experience than the one many children and families...
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Rosario Dawson and Lana Parrilla to Executive Produce Doc on Border Crisis

Sofía Aguilar
While the poor conditions for migrants continue at the U.S.-Mexico border under the new administration, it’s essential that we shed light on the true stories of the border crisis. The upcoming documentary Split At The Root is one of those...
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Estela Juarez Slams Trump for Deportations in DNC Speech

Virginia Isaad
Eleven-year-old Estela Juarez denounced Trump’s immigration policies that led to the deportation of her mom in a letter she read that aired during the Democratic National Convention. Her mother, Alejandra Juarez, was featured in the Netflix documentary series Living Undocumented, but...
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Democratic Debate Shows Presidential Candidates Are Divided on Immigration

Virginia Isaad
The Trump administration’s controversial stance on immigration has seemingly united 2020 Democratic presidential nominees in their opposition toward the current administration’s policies. But at last night’s Democratic presidential party debate – where former Vice President Joe Biden, California Senator Kamala...