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Ever wondered how Thanksgiving has evolved throughout the years?

Turkey and mash potatoes are always the signature dishes throughout Thanksgiving history but, the holiday has evolved ever since its early days.

Ever since its first celebration in 1621, it has become a modern holiday in which turkey has always been the main spotlight since the holiday’s beginnings. However, since the pilgrim days, the Thanksgiving menu has evolved also.

In the article below, by National Geographic, you can find a more throughout explanation of the Thanksgiving holiday and learn more about it.

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Evite Las Horas Pico Al Cruzar La Frontera

Viaja seguido a México? Los Estados Unidos recomienda evitar las horas pico al cruzar la frontera en los varios puentes internacionales. La Oficina de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza (CBP) anunció un comunicado alertando a pasajeros no esenciales, evitar cruzar la frontera durante horas pico. 

Las horas picos consisten de lunes a viernes de 4 a 9 de la mañana y los fines de semana, desde las 2 de la tarde hasta la media noche. 

En el artículo, por The San Diego Union-Tribune, puede encontrar más información sobre las horas pico, informacion relevante al COVID-19, y lo que se debe de saber antes de cruzar los puentes internacionales. 

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Borders Re-Opening After 18 Months

Today, November 8th, foreign nationals who have complete vaccination documentation are now allowed to enter the United States via lands ports of entry throughout the nation and ferry terminals for non-essential purposes.

In the link below, you can find a press release published by the United States Department of Homeland Security regarding the port of entry, vaccination, and other relevant information of interest for travelers.

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New Mexico Immigration State Profile

Did you know that New Mexico has the largest Hispanic population in the whole nation? About half of our population is identified as Latino or Hispanic. New Mexico also has a high profile of Latin American immigrants, which makes up a considerable percentage of the immigrant population.

In the article by the Latina Republic, attached down below, you can find more information regarding New Mexico’s immigrant profile and its impact throughout the Land of Enchantment.

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Dia de Muertos

El Día de Muertos es una celebración popular mexicana nacional e internacional para honrar a los difuntos. Tiene lugar el día 2 de noviembre, aunque se empieza a celebrar desde el día primero. El ritual tiene como objeto honrar y celebrar la vida de los antepasados, de los muertos queridos y de los muertos ejemplares.

En el link adjunto, usted puede encontrar un artículo que habla sobre El Dia de Muertos en cual también puede encontrar el significado y origen de esta celebración internacional.

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U.S.-Mexico Borders Reopening November 8th

The U.S.-Mexico borders have been closed for over a year now. However, due to new COVID-19 regulations, the Biden administration allows fully vaccinated Mexican nationals to travel across the borders starting November 8th.

The link below is an article from The Texas Tribune that provides information on reopenings and how local and regional businesses plan to benefit from the reopenings.

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Senators hear testimony from New Mexico advocate who works with families seeking asylum

        Imelda Maynard, Esq. recently spoke to Senators Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) at the Democratic Policy and Communications Committee (DPCC) hearing entitled “America Speaks Out: Stop Trump’s Cruel Treatment of Children at the Border.”

Click the link to view the full article:

https://www.tomudall.senate.gov/news/press-releases/video-udall-heinrich-lead-hearing-on-mistreatment-of-children-at-the-border