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Immigration at the Crossroads
Many immigrants have children who are U.S. Citizens
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Dolores Huerta, along with Cesar Chavez co-founded the United Farm Workers
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By the late 1970s Central America became a battleground of the cold war.
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Maria Elena Salinas
Maria Elena Salinas has co-anchored Noticero Univision since 1988.
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Voter Mobilization in Texas
The Chicano movement changed the political landscape of Texas, and America.
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Los Angeles Walk Out
In 1968 Sal Castro organized the East Los Angeles high school walkouts
Caesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta lead the farmworkers strike in California
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Immigration Demonstrations of 2006
If HR4437 passed the senate 12 million undocumented immigrants would have been 'felons'
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Immigration and Education
Education of Latino Youth should be the concern of all Americans.
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Garcia's friendship with LBJ helped Kennedy carry Texas with his Viva Kennedy clubs.
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Hector Garcia was a Mexican-American doctor who dedicated his life to help veterans.
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Gustavo Perez Firmat
Gustavo Perez Firmat left Cuba in 1960 at age 11.
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Puerto Rico to New York
In the early years of the great depression New York offered a way out for Puerto Ricans
Guy Gabaldon was a Mexican-American U.S. Marine who captured 1500 Japanese during WWII
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Luis and Carlos Capo remember leaving Cuba for the United States in Fall of 1966
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Private Macario Garcia was the first Hispanic to receive the medal of honor
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The Capo family starts their own furniture business in Little Havana, Miami
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An immigrant from the Dominican Republic who fled the civil war and settled in New York
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Puerto Rican Youth and West Side Story
Race and Ethnicity increasingly became a source of conflict for Puerto Ricans in New York.
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Herman Badillo was the first Puerto Rican to be elected to U.S. Representative.
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A Dominican-American Poet, novelist and essayist.
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Mexican American War
In 1846 the US went to war with Mexico over disputed territory on the Texas boarder.
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Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo
Vallejo was a Sonoma Californios, a general in the Mexican Army who favored annexation
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Latino Americans Promo
Latino Americans airs beginning September 17, 2013 @ 8pm
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