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Has Latin American Populism Come to the U.S. with Donald Trump?

People have worried for a while that the United States is coming to resemble some of the worst aspects of Latin America in economic and social terms: increasing income inequality, the growth of an economic elite that is more or

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Migration of Unaccompanied Migrant Youth

  Photo: Eric Gay, AP Néstor Rodríguez The University of Texas at Austin In recent days, the news media has increased the reporting on the large-scale arrival of unaccompanied migrant youth (younger than 18) from Central America at the Texas-Mexico

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Border Fence has Disparate Impact on Minorities

Denise Gilman, Clinical Professor Co-Director, Immigration Clinic University of Texas School of Law http://www.utexas.edu/cola/insts/llilas/faculty/dlg662 In this video, Professor Denise Gilman discusses the human rights impact of the fence along the Texas–Mexico border. According to the DallasNews Watchdog blog, “Late last

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LLILAS Benson Directors’ response to “mock immigration sting” by Young Conservatives of Texas UT Chapter

News of plans for the “mock immigration sting” to be staged by the YCT reached the LLILAS Executive Committee today, and was the focus of vigorous, unanimous repudiation.   We view these plans as a direct attack on Latino / Latin

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