Why Marriage in Mexico City Matters

01/09/2014 Jorge Amaro

This morning, en route to work, I told my mother I was getting married and asked her if she’d travel to Mexico City and join me as we exchanged vows. “Yes! When do we leave?” she responded. […]

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Zoot Suit Riot

01/09/2014 Eric Valenzuela

I would much rather see a bunch of guys hanging around in suits, even if they are ill-fitting suits, than pants that could house several animals, and prints in which a clown would feel silly. […]


The Mestizo Tongue

01/09/2014 Ilan Stavans

Hay muchas variaciones: Cubonics, Dominicanish, Nuyorrican, Pachuco, Tex-Mex, etc. But la radio, la TV, and the Internet are shaping a middle ground: el Spanglish standard. […]


Behind the vote: SB 1070’s risk to citizens

01/09/2014 Uri Lerner

It may be that the best defense against racial profiling is to require all Arizonans to carry their proof of citizenship or legal residency and that the requirement of “reasonable suspicion” be abandoned. A national identification card would also need to be created in order to account for out-of-state visitors. […]