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Mexicans in El Norte Will Survive President Trump

Monday, November 21, 2016  
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Dr. Alvaro Huerta Contributes Satirical Essay to The Huffington Post

After failing to predict the 2016 U.S. presidential election, I recently attended and returned from our monthly Mexican meeting in Los Angeles, California. At these monthly meetings, all individuals of Mexican origin gather at 3:00 a.m. in towns, cities and counties throughout the country, while the hustler Donald Trump is busy on Twitter. We’re talking about millions of U.S. residents, minus the self-loathing Mexicans who voted for Trump. According to the Pew Research Center, based on Census data, in 2013 there were approximately 34.6 million individuals of Mexican origin in the U.S., which includes immigrants (11.5 million) and U.S.-born citizens (23.1 million). While I spent the first four years of my life in Tijuana, Mexico, I’m part of the latter group. Where do we meet? Thank you for asking.

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