Preachers Call For Compassion In Dealing With Immigrant Surge

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Relics Of The Patron Saint Of Immigrants Take A Pilgrimage
Jul14

Relics Of The Patron Saint Of Immigrants Take A Pilgrimage

This month, relics of Saint Toribio Romo will be on display at several Catholic churches in Southern California. A small portion of an ankle bone belonging to Saint Toribio Romo — the patron saint of immigrants — sits in a glass enclosure about the size of a big watch face. That enclosure sits right in the chest of a 4-foot-tall painted wooden statue of Romo. Usually, that statue resides in Mexico, in Romo’s hometown of Santa...

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Working With Archival Material

The politics of archival collecting and indexing are notoriously thorny.  Whose voices are represented? Who can access their material?  How is it organized?  By referencing archival material in our posts we invite you to consider those questions in relation to the ideas discussed on the site.  Referencing the archive also makes an implicit argument for the institutional place and relevance of Latina/o Studies.  But, what can you do...

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Puerto Rican Text
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Puerto Rican Text

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