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Speak Spanish? At Your Own Risk: Minority Languages and Anti-immigrant Fever in the United States

Speak Spanish? At Your Own Risk: Minority Languages and Anti-immigrant Fever in the United States | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
On April 2nd, 2010, Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrested 42 Amway salespeople on their way to a convention after an undercover agent heard them speaking Spanish at a restaurant in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Driving Undocumented Parents Underground Hurts Students - COLORLINES

Driving Undocumented Parents Underground Hurts Students - COLORLINES | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
According to a new report, legalization for parents helps kids perform better in school.
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Unos Nacen Con Estrella, Otros Nacen Estrellados

Unos Nacen Con Estrella, Otros Nacen Estrellados | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
To them we were just another family like thousands of others: poor, uneducated, uncultured, with parents that spoke only Spanish, and worst of all stuck in our pitiful existence.
We were the Mexicans people talked about so much in those days...
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Independence Has A Steep Price

Independence Has A Steep Price | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
Being the first generation born in the United States, I have an interesting perspective on celebrating our Nation’s Independence Day. While my American counterparts were free to hang out with friends at the beach, eat bar-b-que and light up fireworks, my Cuban born family usually had other festivities in mind. None of which included me hanging out with friends. The Fourth of July, America’s Independence Day, was meant to be celebrated together, as a family....
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Florecita Growing Up: Mothers Love: The "anchor" of my culture

Florecita Growing Up: Mothers Love: The "anchor" of my culture | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it

In Grace Chang’s book, Disposable Domestics, she states, “Men as job stealers are no longer seen as the major ‘immigrant problem’. Instead, the new menace is immigrant women who are portrayed as idle, welfare-dependent mothers and inordinate breeders of dependents ....

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Why It’s Crucial to Keep Immigrant Families Together - COLORLINES

Why It’s Crucial to Keep Immigrant Families Together - COLORLINES | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
Each year, thousands of immigrant parents are ripped away from their kids. Now, it’s time for us to make a difference.
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Immigrant Archive Project - Because our stories deserve to be shared...

Immigrant Archive Project - Because our stories deserve to be shared... | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
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De Noche Todos Los Gatos Son Pardos

De Noche Todos Los Gatos Son Pardos | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
This was long after our days of running to hide from la Migra. Before then, every time we’d see their green trucks driving along the main road – a good football field from our home – we’d run inside yelling la Migra, my mother would lock us inside the house, and we wouldn’t come out again until we were certain no immigration officers were nearby....
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Florecita Growing Up: "Just Words"- Verbal Dehumanization by Flor Olivo

Florecita Growing Up: "Just Words"- Verbal Dehumanization by Flor Olivo | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it

Terms like, “they”, “illegals”, “aliens”, “undocumented immigrants” or just plain “immigrants” all in relation to a group of people mirror the sentiments behind them. They are foreigners, they do not belong here, they are strange, and they are not “us”.

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Florecita Growing Up: Great Argumentation and American Immigration Reform- My Argument

Florecita Growing Up: Great Argumentation and American Immigration Reform- My Argument | Latino Immigration | Scoop.it
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