Crossing the border: An immigrant’s tale

Crossing the border: An immigrant’s tale

Angelina Marquez fled death threats by MS-13 gang members in her native El Salvador in 2014, with the hope of seeking asylum in the United States. She was detained by Border Patrol agents in McAllen, Texas, during the Obama administration. Marquez—a pseudonym as she is still awaiting a final judgment on her asylum case—shared her story of being detained alongside her 6-year-old son with Newsweek. Newsweek was able to corroborate the major points of her story by reviewing…

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#LAPREPA: Los Hermanos de Sun Valley (Video)

#LAPREPA: Los Hermanos de Sun Valley (Video)

The soccer players at Sun Valley High School share more than the same jersey. The team has two trios of brothers and the coach has his son as his assistant. / La preparatoria de Sun Valley tiene un equipo de fútbol con jugadores que comparten más que la misma camisa. Hay dos tripletas de hermanos y el entrenador tiene a su hijo como asistente. #LAPREPA is an original show on Time Warner Cable Deportes produced by…

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#LAPREPA: Esmeralda Uribe (Video)

#LAPREPA: Esmeralda Uribe (Video)

#LAPREPA: Esmeralda Uribe A determined girl who fought many obstacles including the death of her father to become the best soccer player in Fulton College Prep’s history and pave her path to a promising future. / Una determinada joven que luchó ante muchos obstáculos, incluyendo la muerte de su padre, para convertirse en la mejor jugadora de en la historia de Fulton College Prep y abrirse paso a una vida llena de éxitos. #LAPREPA is…

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#LAPREPA: Aaron Pico (Video)

#LAPREPA: Aaron Pico (Video)

#LAPREPA: Aaron Pico One of the best wrestlers in the nation is a Los Angeles native and descendent of the last Mexican governor of California. / Uno de los mejores luchadores en la nación es de Los Ángeles y es descendiente del último gobernador mexicano de California. #LAPREPA is an original show on Time Warner Cable Deportes produced by Jessica Kwong. The first of its kind, #LAPREPA features Latino high school athletes in Southern California…

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