Maria Hinojosa

Former refugee Birendra Dhakal and his citizenship class

America will become majority-minority in 2043 — but in many ways that new America has already arrived

Global Politics

America is changing, with cities becoming increasingly majority minority — a status the country will attain in the next few decades. But as America changes, uncomfortable fault lines are being put on display.

Legend of the Poinsettia

Day of the Dead

Under the Mango Trees

Cuban Celebrations

Immigration Enforcement Detaining American Citizens in Error

According to new figures released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the Obama administration has deported a record number of illegal immigrants for the third year in a row.  Yesterday, The Takeaway spoke to Frontline correspondent Maria Hinojosa about an  investigation into detention centers and deportation proceedings. She explained that some of the individuals picked up by immigration […]

FRONTLINE: Abuse in ICE Detention Facilities

Conflict & Justice

Few people associated the candidacy of Barack Obama with a “get tough” approach to illegal immigration. But the Immigrations and Customs Enforcement, better known as ICE, has stepped up deportations under President Obama.

Illegal Immigrants: A Look Behind Detention Walls

It’s one of the most controversial topics for this year’s Republican presidential hopefuls: How should America be handling illegal immigration? Bachmann, Romney, Perry, and Cain have all weighed in on the issue. In the meantime, the  Obama administration set new records last year for detaining and deporting illegal immigrants. And this year, the government plans to […]

The World

Day of the Dead

Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa tells how she brought this Mexican celebration to NYC.

The World

Cuban Celebrations

Storyteller and actor Antonio Sacre has a story about his father’s life in Cuba and tales of celebrations on the island. Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa and storyteller Elida Guardia Bonet share their reactions.