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What’s the Big Idea?

A programmer is working on an app to warn unauthorised immigrants of likely raids

Want to avoid immigration raids? There may soon be an app for that.

Also: how Donald Trump’s election has boosted California’s independence movement; how the late Miriam Colon converted an old fire station into New York’s first Hispanic theatre; a Silicon Valley engineer has an ingenious plan to cut our electricity use without us noticing, and we learn about a terrible marketing campaign for Barbie typewriters. Plus, some party music from the alt-Latino band Chicano Batman.

(Image: Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), agents detain an immigrant on October 14, 2015 in California. Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

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Sat 11 Mar 2017 18:32GMT

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