Vishaun Lawrence of Jamaica takes an oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on July 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony, which recognized 71 new citizens from 32 countries, was one of more than 100 naturalization ceremonies held across the country and around the world to celebrate Independence Day.

Vishaun Lawrence of Jamaica takes an oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on July 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony, which recognized 71 new citizens from 32 countries, was one of more than 100 naturalization ceremonies held across the country and around the world to celebrate Independence Day. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Vishaun Lawrence of Jamaica takes an oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on July 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony, which recognized 71 new citizens from 32 countries, was one of more than 100 naturalization ceremonies held across the country and around the world to celebrate Independence Day.

Vishaun Lawrence of Jamaica takes an oath of citizenship during a naturalization ceremony at the Chicago Cultural Center on July 3, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony, which recognized 71 new citizens from 32 countries, was one of more than 100 naturalization ceremonies held across the country and around the world to celebrate Independence Day.

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My Country

What does it mean to be part of a nation? This week we examine the blurred lines between patriotism, belonging and loyal dissent.

Dissent and Free Speech in Cuba

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Undocumented, Uninsured

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The Way North

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Vamos, USA?!

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A Dominican Cyclist in Harlem

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Dolores Huerta: A Loyal American Dissenter

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Friday

This week, Latino USA dives into one of the most iconic Latinx traditions: La Quinceñera. We follow the journey of a quinceañera and explore the deeper meanings behind the celebrated rite of passage. Old Soul Photography/Latino USA hide caption

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