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'Orange is the New Black' actress opens up about her parents' deportation

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Note to Catholic Republican House Speaker John Boehner: Separating parents from children through deportation is devastating to all involved.

Actress Diane Guerrero penned an opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times describing what it's like to live with deportation hanging over a household and what it's like when deportation finally visited her home and took her parents and brother away from her. 

Guerrero writes:

Pushing the little-known Latino Generation into the public sphere

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I participated in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held April 12-13 at the University of Southern California. I was on a panel titled "Exercising Your Voice" with co-panelists Tom Hayden and Astra Taylor. Each of us has recent books or books about to be released. I spoke about my new book, The Latino Generation: Voices of the New America, published by the University of North Carolina Press.

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