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Pilar Marrero

Pilar Marrero

Pilar Marrero is a journalist and author with long experience in covering social and political issues of the Latino community in the United States. She is the author of the book "Killing the American Dream," which chronicles the last 25 years of immigration policy mishaps in the United States and their consequences for the country´s economic future. The book was also published in Spanish by Penguin Books with the title “El Despertar del Sueño Americano.”

She also has taught journalism at UCLA Extension and Cal State Northridge and is currently covering the 2016 Presidential campaign for Impremedia, a company with media outlets in 15 markets across the U.S., including the flagship La Opinion Newspaper in Los Angeles. 

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Protestors shout from a bus against Proposition 187 | Still from "187"
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California es los Estados Unidos de América, sólo un poco antes

Los expertos ven un reflejo entre los movimientos antiinmigrantes y anti-minorías en la década de 1990, los cambios políticos que trajeron al estado y el estado actual de la nación.
Protestors shout from a bus against Proposition 187 | Still from "187"
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California is the United States of America, Just Sooner

Experts see a mirror image between the anti-immigrant and anti-minorities movements in the 1990s, the political change it brought to the state, and the current state of the nation. 
Hundreds of Fullerton College students march through Fullerton, California protesting Proposition 187 on November 2, 1994. | Bruce Chambers / MediaNews Group / Orange County Register via Getty Images
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Proposition 187 Shook Latino Voters and Changed California Politics

Exactly 25 years ago, 59% of California voters passed the “Save Our State” initiative, better known as Proposition 187, which called for throwing undocumented children out of schools and hospitals and for teachers and nurses to become de-facto immigration
Tello family standing at the beach with Jordi (foreground), who is drawing a ninja in the sand. | Pilar Marrero
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Earth Focus

Mixteco Farmworkers Join Ocean Restoration Efforts

Residents working in local agriculture are invited to offer input to an important environmental rescue project at Ormond Beach in Oxnard, a beach in their community that many have never visited.
South Florida Students Gather To Protest Donald Trump
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What Are 'Sanctuary Cities' and Can the Trump Administration Stop Them?

During his campaign, Donald Trump promised to take away billions in federal dollars from jurisdictions who challenge his deportation plans by becoming “sanctuary cities.” But what is a “sanctuary city” and can the federal government punish them?
South Florida Students Gather To Protest Donald Trump
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¿Qué Son Las 'Ciudades Santuario' y Que Puede Hacer Trump Para Detenerlas?

Durante su campaña, Donald Trump prometió quitar miles de millones en dólares federales de las jurisdicciones que desafían sus planes de deportación. Pero, ¿tendra el gobierno federal poder para castigar a estas ciudades?
Enrique Peña Nieto and Donald Trump
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If the U.S. Sneezes During this Election, Will the Rest of the World Catch Its Cold?

Everyone seems to be caught up in the heat of the moment, either marveling at the entertainment value of the American political process or wondering what the consequences will be for their nations, once the election is over.
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