Stories by Alana de Hinojosa

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Posted on: Aug 8, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Trayvon Martin died inside a gated community; thousands of migrants have died crossing the U.S.-Mexico border fence. Is there a correlation between these deaths inside walls?

Posted on: Jul 30, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The three hateful amigos are at it again!

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A group of young immigrants known as the Dream 8 risked everything in order to challenge Obama’s record deportations.

Posted on: Jul 24, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The ongoing public outcry over Zimmerman's acquittal may actually spark some change.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Crossing the border is not a game or a sport; it is a desperate, lonely and potentially lethal experience.

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The militarization of the border has become not simply a means to an end, but the end itself.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2013, Source: AlterNet

The Virginia senator spoke on the floor for nearly 14 minutes in Spanish, the first senator ever to do so.

Posted on: Jun 11, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A prank calls attention to the discrimination and bariers undocumented students face in higher education.

Posted on: Jun 7, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Why are schools so eager to adopt police roles and assist in the creeping (and creepy) militarization of U.S. institutions?