A personal account: the night Argentina lost

Goal by Mario Götze—Germany: 1; Argentina: 0. At the 113-minute mark, before the end of the World Cup, I thought, “Yuck. The Germans will win.” Ten minutes later the defeat was final. A whole generation waiting for Argentina to win the match, a generation that had never seen their team get to a semi-final, was completely disappointed.

Veterans’ Voices: One vet’s struggle after being deported

Jeff Brown is a U.S. military combat veteran who fought both in Baghdad and the infamous city of Fallujah. As a crewmember assigned to a mobile field artillery unit, he serviced, drove and fired munitions from one of several thousand U.S. Army vehicles during the opening phases of the Iraq War.

Immigration 101: Renewing DACA, extending legal temporary stay

As of May 2014, beneficiaries of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may seek to renew their status.

Young Latina lost to 13-year-old war in Afghanistan

A memorial service was conducted on May 15 at the University of San Francisco for Jennifer Moreno, who died in Afghanistan October 6, 2013.

Immigration 101: Guidelines for Mexicans seeking asylum for fear of cartel violence

Many have been applying for asylum at the border, showing up with their families and declaring a fear of returning to their hometowns.

Death of a deported U.S. Military Veteran

Hector Barrios—an elder and honorably discharged U.S. military deported veteran—passed away on the morning of April 20 in Tijuana, Mexico. He was 70.

Latino Cultural Corridor District designation is just the first step

The changing social and economic landscape of “nuestra Misión” brought The Mission District much attention…

Letters to the Editor: 3/14/2013

  Dear editor, In a recent issue of [El] Tecolote I read of the Mission…