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The Economics of Immigration and How it Benefits the Country to Have Immigrants

Virginia Isaad
Kara Pérez is the founder of Bravely Go, a financial platform focused on feminist economics and inclusive personal finance. Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president in June 2015 with a speech that tread well-worn ground for many Americans: immigrants are coming...
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7 Must-Read Books Written by Latin-American Immigrants

Laysha Macedo
It is Immigrant Heritage Month and an important part of recognizing and celebrating this month is uplifting the voices and perspectives of Latinx immigrants. In an industry where Latinx writers are not widely published, reading works like these is a...
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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

Priscilla Blossom
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....