America Arias

News Producer

Freelance news producer in L.A. who came to the U.S. from Mexico when she was nine years old.

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President Trump’s travel ban has already affected Muslims across the country.

Dreamers under Trump

President Trump’s travel ban has already affected Muslims across the country.

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