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Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons on Immigration


An RDV Books publication.

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Migra Mouse was selected for the 2004 Gustavas Myers Outstanding Book Awards Honorable Mention List

Awards and prizes won by Lalo Alcaraz
* May 3, 2004: Alcaraz presented the Latino Spirit Award by the Latino Caucus of the Calinfornia State Legislature
* First Place, 42nd So. California Journalism Awards, 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999
* 2000 Rockefeller New Media Fellow
* First Place for Best Experimental Film animation, 1997
* Winner, 1998 Hispanic Public Relations Association’s 16th Annual Premio Award for Excellence in Communications


An RDV Books publication.


Book Details

  • Paperback: 125 pages
  • Published: 7/1/04
  • IBSN: 9780971920620


LALO ALCARAZ is a Los Angeles-based political cartoonist who has drawn editorial cartoons for the LA Weekly since 1992 and is the creator of the first nationally syndicated Latino-themed political daily comic strip, “La Cucaracha.” Lalo illustrated Migra Mouse: Political Cartoons on Immigration, Latino USA: A Cartoon History (HarperCollins, 2000, with text by Ilan Stavans) and produced the book La Cucaracha, La Cucaracha, the first collection from his daily comic strip. He has been the recipient of many awards and prizes, including the Southern California Journalism Award and the Rockefeller New Media Fellowship.

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