By Erika Ramirez | 02/08/2011 - 17:16 | 1 Comment
Imagine working your hands to the bone and not getting paid for it. Well, around 35,000 braceros are still waiting to be compensated for work they completed close to 50 years ago. During World War II, an agreement between Mexico and the United States created the Bracero program, which brought thousands of Mexican men to the U.S. to do manual work on farms and building...
By Mariela Rosario | 11/18/2010 - 15:00 | 3 Comments
The women who gathered in front of the White House and went on a hunger strike to protest the lack of funding and resources provided to border towns in the U.S. have decided to bring their effort to an end after 10 days of deprivation.
The strike, which began on November 8, ended yesterday with a press conference held at noon, right before the women took their first...
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