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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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25 Quotes on Immigration: Now & Then

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UPDATED May 4th, 2018 Mamiverse is thrilled to present 25 insightful quotes on immigration. From world leaders to comedians, from Founding Fathers to journalists, immigration has been an issue for the ages. But perhaps never before—certainly…
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Immigration News: 10 Reasons Why Latinos Must Rise Up to Support All

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Between the Syrian refugee crisis and Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric, immigration news has been front and center lately — stirring up controversy among the 2016 presidential candidates. While all U.S. citizens should support immigrants…

19 Facts Every Latina Mom Needs to Know About the Immigration Debate

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Since October, it is estimated that approximately 57,000 Central American immigrant children have entered the United States. Reportedly, 80% are from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala and another 30,000 children are expected to emigrate…
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Seriously, Maria Conchita Alonso?

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Seriously, Maria Conchita Alonso? You appear in a recent TV ad for anti-immigration, Tea Party hardliner Tim Donnelly, a California Assemblyman. You’re holding a chihuahua (seriously?) and translating Donnelly’s words to the Spanish-speaking…
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My Migrant Family Story/ La historia de mi familia migrante

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In this series of autobiographical vignettes, Lilia Garcia provides readers with snapshots of the trip her family of migrant workers took each spring to Colma, Michigan. From their hometown of McAllen, Texas, the Garcia’s made the 1,500-mile…
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Enrique’s Journey: The True Story of a Boy Determined to Reunite with His Mother

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Sonia Nazario won a Pulitzer Prize for the adult version of this at times heartrending, at times shocking story of a young Honduran boy who, in his teens, left Tegucigalpa to attempt the trek to the United States in search of his mother. Leaving…
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10 Things Women Need to Know About Immigration in 2014

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You don't have to be an immigrant to care about reform. Whether you're a U.S. citizen or undocumented, the issue affects everyone — especially young American women. 1. Immigration is a women's issue. Though the media and political pundits…
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Gaby, Lost and Found

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Gaby Ramirez Howard is having a rough time.  Since her mom was deported to Honduras, she has had to live with her dad. He means well; but he hasn’t been around for most of her childhood and his parenting skills are rusty, to say the least.…
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Teens Get Real with John Boehner on Immigration

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Immigration activists 13-year-old Carmen Lima and 16-year-old Jennifer Martinez bravely approached John Boehner, as he enjoyed breakfast in a DC diner, to share their stories and ask him to take immediate action on immigration reform. Few adults…