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Maria Hinojosa

Maria Hinojosa appears in the following:

The Struggles of Greeting a New America

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The impact of major changes underway in our country’s racial and ethnic makeup is explored in a new documentary series that debuts tonight.

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The Last Day Whites Outnumber Minorities

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On Friday evening, the United States will become a minority majority country, according to a new calculation. 

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For Some Young Latinos: Donkey Jaws And Latino Roots

Sunday, April 28, 2013

For people like Marco Polo Santiago who grew up in Los Angeles, getting back to his Mexican roots happens partly by making music with a quijada — the skeleton of a donkey jaw.

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Maria Hinojosa on Election 2012

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Maria Hinojosa, host of NPR's Latino USA and co-anchor of Need to Know on PBS, talks about the presidential campaign.

→ Event: Hinojosa will be featured tonight at the New School in a panel that will discuss the politics surrounding latino voters in this year's election. Find out more here.

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Illegal Immigrants: A Look Behind Detention Walls

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

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 top their record by removing 400,000 more. A new episode of "Frontline," called "Lost in Detention," investigates what detaining and deporting involves, for individuals, law enforcement, and communities. The episode airs on PBS stations tonight.

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Anti-Immigrant Attacks in Staten Island

Thursday, July 29, 2010

The Arizona immigration law, which goes into effect today, is shining a light on police interactions with immigrant populations around the country. Maria Hinojosa, host of Latino USA, and John Annese, reporter for the Staten Island Advance, discuss how the NYPD is surging into Staten Island after a wave of attacks on Mexicans.

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Last Minute Ruling Holds Most Provisions of Arizona's Immigration Law

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Yesterday, just one day before Arizona's controversial immigration law was to go into effect, a federal judge put a last-minute hold on some of the most controversial parts of the law, including the requirement for immigrants to carry papers at all times, and the directive for officers to check the immigration status of people they detain for other reasons.

For civil rights groups who oppose the law, it's a last-minute reprieve. For law enforcement agencies who supported it, it's a disappointing setback. It's been a long three months for supporters and opponents alike since Arizona Governor Jan Brewer signed S.B. 1070 into law on April 23rd. 

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America's Most Diverse Place? Kindergarten

Thursday, March 11, 2010

new demographic study from the University of New Hampshire finds that the demographic makeup of the U.S. is changing most rapidly among babies and young children, with 2010 on track to see more babies of color born than white babies. The study cites immigration, high fertility rates among recent immigrant communities (and comparatively lower fertility rates among non-Hispanic whites) and details the counties that have already become so-called "majority-minority" areas.

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Democracy's Living Room: The Mexican American Experience

Monday, May 25, 2009

Our panel of nine guests will discuss the Mexican American experience in NYC as well as current issues affecting the Mexican American community. Guests include: Maria Hinojosa, senior correspondent for NOW on PBS and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA; Daniel Jaquez, freelance theater director and the ...

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Democracy's Living Room: The Mexican American Experience

Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Our panel of nine guests will discuss the Mexican American experience in NYC as well as current issues affecting the Mexican American community. Guests include: Maria Hinojosa, senior correspondent for NOW on PBS and managing editor of NPR’s Latino USA; Daniel Jaquez, freelance theater director and the ...

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Out in the Greenwash: Creating sustainability in America

Friday, January 16, 2009

Yesterday, the U.S. House Democrats unveiled a stimulus bill that would designate $54 billion to renewable energy. But the problem in creating a sustainable energy source may not lie in funding for green projects, but the manner in which they are implemented. In her latest piece for PBS’s Blueprint America Maria Hinojosa, a senior correspondent for NOW on PBS, explores the issues confronting implementing green energy in California, greenwashing everywhere, and how it may be a reflection for the future of eco-politics.

Don't forget to watch Maria Hinojosa's report "Blueprint America: Power Struggle" airing tonight on PBS's NOW.

Watch a PBS/NOVA report on "The Big Energy Gamble" in California.

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30 Issues: Race, Beyond Affirmative Action

Monday, October 27, 2008

Charles Blow, New York Times's visual Op-Ed columnist, and Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center and author of America Against the World : How We Are Different and Why We Are Disliked (Times Books, 2006), review American attitudes toward race, ...

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