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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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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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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Tackles ICE Detention Centers and Immigration in Final Season

Virginia Isaad
After seven successful seasons on Netflix, Orange Is the New Black is wrapping up with a binge-worthy final season focusing on immigration and immigrant detention centers. In season 7, OITNB doesn’t shy away from showcasing the inhumane treatment of women...
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#ICEBae: A Latina Border Patrol Officer is Trending and People Aren’t Happy

Virginia Isaad
Anyone logging into Twitter today would’ve seen #ICEBae trending and found the image of Customs and Border Patrol agent Kiara Cervantes working security during Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the border. The trending hashtag continues to gain momentum on...
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Census 2020 Will Include Citizenship Question That’s Bad News for Immigrants

Irina Gonzalez
In a move that is sure to alienate some of us who live in the United States of America, the Commerce Department has announced that the question of citizenship will once again be included on the 2020 Census. According to...