Art exhibit honors immigrant workers

Art exhibit honors immigrant workers

An art exhibit displayed at UTD hosts a collection of photographs by immigrants of immigrants for students to observe a segment of history where Mexico and the United States intersect. A series of photographs by Los Hermanos Mayo portray Braceros, Mexicans legally contracted to work in the United States in...

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Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance

Vicente Fox and his non-laudable inheritance

Last week, Vicente Fox, the former president of Mexico, visited UTD to give a talk about his book, “Let’s Move On: Beyond Fear & False Prophets.” An interesting title that fits perfectly with him: a false prophet, who criticizes the American president while he played the same position in Mexico...

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Q&A: Immigration Expert

Q&A: Immigration Expert

Wayne Cornelius is a distinguished professor emeritus of political science at UC San Diego. He is an expert on comparative immigration policy. His research has been frequently featured in news sources such as The New York Times, NPR and 60 Minutes. In 2012, the president of Mexico awarded him the...

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Between the Lines: The Talk

Between the Lines: The Talk

The recent wave of protests from professional athletes during the playing of the national anthem reminds me of the first time I ever had a one-on-one interaction with a police officer in a dark hallway of an empty high school where I was technically trespassing. The summer before I started...

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The abnormal “normal”

The abnormal “normal”

Normal isn’t really a yardstick by itself. It’s a standard we create based on a stereotype. In conversation, we’ll often hear people saying what is and what isn’t normal — like talking to yourself, being color blind or wanting to live alone isn’t normal. None of it means anything more than...

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