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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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Trump Reportedly Wanted a Moat with Snakes to Keep Migrants Out

Virginia Isaad
Donald Trump‘s impulsive behavior is not news considering his infamous tweets and his ongoing battle to keep immigrants out but a recent New York Times article reveals his “solutions” are downright outrageous and at times illegal. The New York publication...
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Immigrant Woman’s Labor Stopped So She Can Be Sent Back to Mexico

Virginia Isaad
A woman from El Salvador who is eight-and-a-half-months pregnant and experiencing contractions while crossing the Rio Grande was forced to return to Mexico by Border Patrol agents, the Associated Press reports. After being taken to a hospital and given medication...
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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...
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Artists Put a Seesaw at the Border Wall to Highlight Unity Amid Immigration Crisis

Virginia Isaad
With both a political and literal divide between Mexico and the U.S., two artists decided to unite both sides by creating seesaws placed along the border wall. UC Berkeley Architecture professor Ronald Rael and San Jose State University design professor...
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Yalitza Aparicio Among Time’s Most Influential

Virginia Isaad
Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world includes several Latinx. The list, divided into five section including pioneers, titans, artists, leaders, and icons, features almost an equal number of men and women who are...

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