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#ImmigrantHealthHeroes: 12 Stories We Should All Share in Honor of National Nurses Week

We don’t need a special day to say thank you to heroes who have helped so critically in the face of coronavirus–nurses. Today is International Nurses Day and we wanted to take the opportunity to honor and shout out immigrant...
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ICE Releases Hundreds of Immigrant Detainees Due to Spread of Coronavirus

Araceli Cruz
Some undocumented immigrants are now being released from detention centers due to the spread of the coronavirus. There’s no other way to describe it than bittersweet. NPR is reporting that several hundred undocumented immigrants (though it’s important to note some of them are...
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A Third Undocumented Immigrant Has Died In Border Patrol Custody

Araceli Cruz
Another undocumented immigrant has died in Border Patrol custody. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said that a 45-year-old Mexican national died on Feb. 18 at the McAllen Medical Center in McAllen, Texas, roughly two weeks after being detained. The passing of...
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7 Real Ways To Help In The Effort To Reunite Immigrant Families

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Immigrant families in the U.S. have always suffered in numerous ways. The simple act of having to flee your home and homeland, of starting over in a new country where you might not even speak the common language, is hard...
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7 Latina Celebs Who Have Spoken Out In Support of Immigrants

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
The current political climate is hazardous, to say the least. As Latinas (and humanity, in general), we are banding together, trying to find ways to help those who are suffering under the harsh immigration policies set forth by the government....
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Latinx Playwright Pens Timely Musical “Pedro Pan” About Cuban Immigrant Children

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After being commissioned to write a children’s musical based on a Latin fairy tale, Cuban-American playwright Rebecca Aparicio stumbled upon a story dubbed Operation Pedro Pan. The musical depicted the real-life history of Cuban children that were separated from their...
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Mom Is Finally Reunited With Daughter, 55 Days After Being Separated at the Border

Araceli Cruz
Now that the Trump Administration has been forced to reunite families that have been separated at the border, we’re finally seeing heartbreaking videos of families seeing their children for the very first time. Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia, a 31-year-old mother from Guatemala,...
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Diane Guerrero Gave A Power and Emotional Speech on Her Family Being Deported

Johanna Ferreira
Thousands gathered across the U.S. on Saturday to participate in the Families Belong Together marches that happened in over 700 cities, including Boston Los Angeles, New York, St. Louis and Washington D.C. The mission behind the marches were to protest...