Tag Archives: Immigration

Waiter, there’s a Mexican in my Google Doodle!

If you happen to visit Google.com today (which is, like, super likely) you’ll find a colorful homage to Dolores del Río, the legendary actress who went to become as famous in Hollywood than in her native Mexico. Calling her a … Continue reading

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When Tacos, Poetry and the Immigration Debate Collide…

“The group was protesting both sides of the landmark immigration case that will decide whether or not President Barack Obama abused his executive power on immigration with his plan to prevent millions of illegal immigrants from being deported.” Via: Mic.com

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See? Even the GOP Knows Mexicans Speak Perfect English Before Crossing the U.S. Border

Mike Pape, a Republican dude running for Kentucky’s first Congressional district, has released a new TV ad featuring what he thinks are Latino immigrants, complete with Mario Bros.-like mustaches and fake accents. In the :30 TV spot (below) three men, presumably undocumented immigrants … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Makes Good on Her Promise to Be our Abuela

Making good on her promise to be the savior of my people and assume the role of our abuelas, Grandma Clinton has released Brave, a new 60-second spot in which we see her reassuring a young girl who says her parents are going to be … Continue reading

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It’s Time for ‘Chicharrones’ at the U.S.-Mexico Border

…Because even Border Patrol agents get their cravings for greasy snacks every now and then. Hat tip: Fernando Yee/Facebook

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When it Comes to New Citizens, the U.S. is Clearly not Looking for the ‘Best and Brightest’

Every now and then I toy with the idea of becoming a U.S. citizen, but as it has been the case, I always end up leaving the project in my special To do, but won’t do list. Still, I often … Continue reading

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Undocumented Immigrants: Why Deport them when you Can Just Send them to War?

It was only a few years ago, when U.S. Hispanics were deemed too fat and dumb to join the U.S. Army. But things are so much better now, apparently. In its latest sneaky move to beef up enlistment, the U.S. military this week said it will … Continue reading

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Internet User in L.A. Poses Excellent Question about Mexicans

The Internet is an oasis of information, entertainment, endless time-wasting and — more importantly — thought-provoking inquiries. Take Username_2000, a ‘Daily Mail Online’ reader in Los Angeles, California, who took to that empowering tool known as the “comments box” to ponder … Continue reading

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Just Say ‘Gracias’ and Have a Happy Thanksgiving Y’all!

This blogger will be taking some time off to embark on a food and drink rampage spiritual retreat to plan for the year ahead and thank my paisanos for all the hard work and for enduring stuff like this and this on a daily basis. As for this blogger, she’s … Continue reading

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Beware the Salmon Cannon; it Could Inspire a MexiCannon

Behold the Salmon Cannon, a contraption that shoots salmon upstream, as this has become increasingly difficult because we humans just cannot leave fish and nature alone. In a nutshell, the Salmon Cannon uses pressure to suck up a fish, send it through a tube … Continue reading

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Andrew Thomas Wants to Ban the Mexican Flag -or Something

Arizona’s nutcase Andrew Thomas has launched a new campaign video, featuring Thomas himself (aka “the only candidate who stood up to the gay lobby”) vowing to take on sneaky Mexicans and banning their flag -or something like that. Filing this under … Continue reading

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The ‘New York Times’ Exposes Our Plan to Sneak into the U.S.

We didn’t plan for this to go public, but ‘The New York Times’ had to go and ruin it for us. Yes, part of Latinos’ master plan to sneak into this country is by disguising ourselves as movie mascots. What the … Continue reading

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Further Evidence Emerges of Mexi-Muslim Connection

As it turns out, these tricky islamist radicals are not only becoming experts in ‘acting Hispanic’ and copying our tacos and all. They are now confusing the hell out of mainstream, non-Latino, non-Muslim, non-radical Americans by making believe pitas and … Continue reading

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Latinos are so Lazy, they Won’t Even Auto-Deport: Colbert

Jorge Ramos this week was in New York City to receive an EMMY award alongside his long-time co-anchor María Elena Salinas. But he also took the time to visit the set of The Colbert Report, where he was hilariously hammered on … Continue reading

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‘Time’ Magazine Wants you to Believe There are Legal -and Illegal- ‘Americans’

I’m sorry, Time Magazine, but last time I checked, America was a continent, and as far as I can tell, I’m pretty legal. Osea, I’m legally brunette -and as American as Mexican tamales. I just feel like singing this song outloud … Continue reading

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