News Outlet Equates Mariachi Band With Illegal Immigrants
News Outlet Equates Mariachi Group With Illegal Immigrants
By Samantha Leal | 09/04/2013 - 11:55

Ay dios mio! The Daily Caller, an online news and opinion site, recently published a story on UCLA dropping the term "illegal immigrant." But it isn't the story that has us scratching our heads - it's the online image they chose to illustrate it.


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Federal Judge Orders New Trial After Term 'Wetback' Used By Juror
Federal Judge Orders New Trial After Term 'Wetback' Used By Juror
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2013 - 11:58

A federal judge has ordered a new trial for two Mexican restaurant owners who were accused of hiring undocumented workers, after he learned a juror refered to the defendants as "wetbacks," according to the Bangor Daily News.


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Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
Asylum Seekers at US/Mexican Borders Double
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/19/2013 - 17:30

Asylum requests in the United States have more than doubled over the last three years, according to The Huffington Post.


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Mexican Cop Fired For Humiliating 10-Year Old Boy Selling Candy
By Fox News Latino | 07/31/2013 - 13:08

A Mexican cop gave a whole new meaning to taking candy – and cigarettes – from a child.

Spectators in the Mexican town of Villahermosa filmed inspector Juan Diego López making an example of a young boy selling candy on the street. The officer forced a sobbing Manuel Diaz Hernandez to throw all his candy on the street and then swiped the cigarettes the boy was selling for himself.


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Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
Weird News of the Day: Mexican Teen Fakes Kidnapping, Planned to Use Money for Vaca
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 16:40

It's crazy to think a teenager would actually fake their own kidnapping in order to nab a lot of cash from their parents, but it's true.

According to ABC News, 19-year-old Mexican Arely Soto faked her own kidnapping so that she could get money to go on vacations with her ex-boyfriend and four other friends.


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Zetas Leader Moved to Maximum Security Prison
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/22/2013 - 15:17

The leader of the Mexican drug cartel Los Zetas, Miguel Angel Treviño Morales, has been transported to a maximum-security prison in central Mexico.

According to Fox News Latino, Morales was captured in northern Mexico on Monday and was transferred by navy helicopter at around 1:00 p.m. on Friday.


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Former Mexican President Launches Global Partnership with Pot Advocates
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 16:51

Former Mexican President Vicente Fox has found a way to fight back against the global war on drugs and the Obama administration's war on marijuana.

According to The Huffington Post, Fox met with cannabis advocates in San Francisco on Monday to announce the formation of an international partnership dedicated to decriminalizing and regulating pot. He has become one of the most prominent voices behind marijuana legalization.


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Meet Alonso Mateo, Instagram’s Most Stylish Kid!
By Samantha Leal | 06/27/2013 - 11:18

Alonso Mateo may be only 5-years-old, but he’s got the style of a fully grown man (an impeccably dressed one, we might add). Opting for tailor-made suits, pocket squares, untucked and rolled sleeve shirts, camo and more, this niño has become a viral Instagram star – with five fan accounts to boot.


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Mexican Child Prodigy to Study at Harvard? Harvard Says "No Record" Exists
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 15:45

An 11-year-old Mexican child prodigy named Luis Roberto Ramirez Alvarez made headlines after he said he publicly announced he would be attending Harvard University in the fall.


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California Classmates of Mexican Boy Launch Campaign For His Return to U.S.
California Classmates of Mexican Boy Launch Campaign For His Return to U.S.
By Fox News Latino | 06/13/2013 - 11:05

The classmates of a 9-year-old Mexican boy who, along with his family, was denied re-entry to the United States earlier this year have launched a campaign urging the U.S. government to let him come back.

The students of Rodrigo Guzman’s fourth grade class at Jefferson Elementary School in Berkeley, Calif. say that their friend belongs in the United States, not in a country that he left when he was younger than 2 years old.


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