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Immigration and Assimilation & latinx well being

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Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez: What's Missing from the American Immigrant Narrative | TED

Recounting her story of finding opportunity and stability in the US, Elizabeth Camarillo Gutierrez examines the flaws in narratives that simplify and idealize the immigrant experience -- and shares hard-earned wisdom on the best way to help those around us.

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The Undocumented Americans

Writer Karla Cornejo Villavicencio was on DACA when she decided to write about being undocumented for the first time using her own name. It was right after the election of 2016, the day she realized the story she’d tried to steer clear of was the only one she wanted to tell.

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How Latino Catholics Are Grappling with Their Own History of Racism

The United States is going through a national examination of conscience on the question of race, and the Latino community is no exception.

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Undocumented in America: Viviana’s Story

This film is an intimate portrayal of what it’s like to be an undocumented immigrant in the shadow of the sanctuary city debate happening around the country.

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A Conversation with Latinos on Race - Op-Docs

In this short documentary, Latinos grapple with defining their ethnic and racial identities. While talking with Latino people we find out the understanding of their personal identity as well as what they deal with in their everyday lives.

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Mothers United: An Immigrant Struggle for Socially Just Education

In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers.

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Psychology Must Become a Sanctuary Discipline to Heal Racial Trauma

Researchers explore pathways of healing racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities.

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From Undocumented Immigrant to Harvard Graduate

When Norma Torres' mother crossed the border without documents, she never imagined that 16 years later her daughter will be graduating from one of the most prestigious universities in the world: Harvard.

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The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race

Is race only about the color of your skin? In The Latinos of Asia, Anthony Christian Ocampo shows that what “color” you are depends largely on your social context. Filipino Americans, for example, helped establish the Asian American movement and are classified by the U.S. Census as Asian.

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From Migrant Farmer to Future Teacher

If you go by statistics, Raquel Pérez wasn’t supposed to be a success story. She wasn’t supposed to be an educational inspiration. Raquel is a migrant farmworker from one of the poorest regions in the country. She never experienced a complete school year in one state.

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