Edition: February 2021


Sweeping Reforms offered in the Biden U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

President Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, sponsored by Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., in the House of Representatives and by Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., in the Senate offers the most comprehensive immigration package since the Simpson-Mazzoli immigration bill in 1983.  Many of the provisions of Simpson Mazzoli would be incorporated into the 1986 reforms.  

Opinion & Commentary

By: Dr. Blandina Cardenas

First published in 2004, Chapter 17, Scholars in the Field The Challenges of Migrant Education, Institute of Education Sciences.

More than thirty years ago, in the “Theory of Incompatibilities,” José Cardenas and I described the persistent failure of schools to educate migrant students. Today, the children who harvest the food we eat still experience a harsh life, and schools continue to ignore the importance of migrant children’s experiences.

By:  Chuy Ramirez

Chuy Ramirez sits down to talk with Dr Blandina Cardenas.

Art & Culture

Test your knowledge of art and culture.


When the Virus Came Calling: COVID-19 Strikes America has earned three honors: Finalist in the “2020 Best Books Award/Anthology, Nonfiction”; and a “2020 Book of the Year, National Latino Book Club. When the coronavirus struck America, a group of 46 distinguished authors from across America got to work immediately to write poems, personal essays, and short fiction to document how swiftly our lives, our nation, our futures changed within months. By fall of 2020, their combined writings were published as one of the first books to document our historic pandemic’s first seven months.


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Featured Interview

Dr. Blandina Cardenas
This month's Legacy Interview is Dr. Blandina Cardenas. Listen to her tell the story of her life in her own words.

Edition Archive


By: Chuy Ramirez



The July 2021 edition of IberoAzltan will be our seventh. We had projected publication of six editions which would be focused primarily on an interview project which we began in 2017, called the Chicana/o Legacy Project. The interest in and support for IberoAztlan was Unexpected.

Rather than ceasing publication as originally intended, we are offering to transfer all publisher’s rights, powers, and legal authority to anyone (individually or otherwise) who has the interest and wherewithal to carry on the project.  The purchase price is $1.00, and the consideration and conditions are negotiable.

Viva Chihuahua!

2:00 p.m., MST August 26, Broadcast from the US-Mexico Border

View the Borderland Saga through the lens of those who embody the Frontera experience in words and image. The program includes talks by UTEP political science professor Dr. Kathleen Stoudt; history professor Dr. Yolanda Leyva; studio visits with Antonio Castro, Oscar Moya, Jacob Muñoz, and Mark Clark; a reading by poet activist Margo Tamez; and, a short film “Seven String Barbed Wire Fence” by David DeWitt and Diana Molina


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