More Than 90 Percent of Americans in Mexico Live There Illegally
More Than 90 Percent of Americans in Mexico Live There Illegally
By Raquel Reichard | 03/07/2017 - 10:37

As many as 91.2 percent of U.S.


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Ben Carson Wildly Refers to Enslaved Africans as Immigrants
Ben Carson Wildly Refers to Enslaved Africans as Immigrants
By Raquel Reichard | 03/07/2017 - 10:02

In Dr. Ben Carson’s first speech to his staff as the newly confirmed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, the former Republican candidate wildly referred to enslaved Africans as "immigrants" with a "dream."


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TK Things You Need to Know This Morning
6 Things You Need to Know This Morning
By Nichole Fratangelo | 02/16/2017 - 09:12

1. Restaurants across the nation are shutting their doors today in support of immigrants.


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Bye Bye Guacamole: Why Building a Wall Won’t Happen (Hint: It’s a Food Thing)
Bye Bye Guacamole: Why Building a Wall Won’t Happen (Hint: It’s a Food Thing)
By Amanda Cargill | 02/06/2017 - 17:35

Guacamole. It’s the food star of the Super Bowl: the first thing fans reach for when they pull up to the sports bar and the real reason your friends come to your game day party.


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Diego Luna’s Film ‘The Journey’ Illustrates the Struggles and Triumphs of Immigrants
Diego Luna’s Film ‘The Journey’ Illustrates the Struggles and Triumphs of Immigrants
By Raquel Reichard | 10/21/2016 - 16:36

At a time when Donald Trump is telling the country that immigrants are to blame for everything that is wrong with the U.S., that the tens of millions of foreign-born people are preventing the nation from reaching greatness, a new film directed by Diego Luna is showing that it’s immigrants that make the U.S. extraordinary.


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Undocumented Immigrants Pay More Federal Taxes Than Donald Trump
Undocumented Immigrants Pay More Taxes Than Donald Trump
By Raquel Reichard | 10/04/2016 - 17:34

Part of Donald Trump's 1995 tax returns were made public in the New York Times this week, and the numbers show that the Republican nominee's biggest scapegoat – undocumented immigrants – pay more in taxes than he does.


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Freaky Flashback: American Immigrants Were Once Undesirable in Mexico
Freaky Flashback: U.S. Immigrants Were Once Unwanted in Mexico
By Barbara Gonzalez | 08/02/2016 - 10:51

In this presidential election cycle, we’ve been hearing ignorant allegations of Mexico “not sending their best” to the United States.


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Rosario Dawson, Lupita Nyong’o & More Bring in Immigrant Heritage Month with PSA
Rosario Dawson, Lupita Nyong’o & More Bring in Immigrant Heritage Month with PSA
By Raquel Reichard | 06/02/2016 - 09:23

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and dozens of Hollywood stars are commemorating in a new PSA in partnership with Welcome.us.


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This Documentary Challenges the Myth That Mexican Immigrants are "Barbarians"
This Documentary Challenges the Myth That Mexican Immigrants are "Barbarians"
By Raquel Reichard | 04/01/2016 - 09:53

A new documentary is questioning the media-perpetuated myth that Latino immigrants crossing over the Mexico-U.S. border are criminals, savages or, as the short film is titled, Barbarians.


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