DIECIOCHO Podcast: Hispanic Heritage Month: Why We Should Stop Saying We’re a Nation of Immigrants

We’re not a nation of immigrants, we’re an immigrant nation, and there’s a big difference between the two.

This 2017 edition of Hispanic Heritage Month is a good time to highlight the difference.

This edition of Dieciocho was recorded live on Facebook Live, it’s the first time we did it this way.

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Today’s Latino News Headlines – 8/27/18

Victor Landa August 27, 2018

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Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones addresses students

Victor Landa September 28, 2018

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