Margarita Zavala de Calderon

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Kid to Michelle: 'My Mom Doesn't Have Papers'

Second-grader brings immigration debate home

(Newser) - A second-grade girl pulled Michelle Obama into the immigration debate yesterday, putting a human face on the issue. “My mom says … Barack Obama is taking away everybody that doesn't have papers,” she told the first lady, who was visiting her elementary school along with her Mexican counterpart... More »

Michelle Makes a Splash in Mexico

Trip designed to improve US-Mexican relations

(Newser) - Michelle Obama made a splash south of the border today, reports the AP , launching her first official trip on her own as she landed in Mexico City last night after a day of touring quake-ravaged Haiti. Obama's two-day stay in Mexico's capital will focus primarily on youth, with the majority... More »

Michelle Obama Will Visit Mexico Alone

First lady to shore up ties with Mexico in first solo trip

(Newser) - MIchelle Obama will leave next week for Mexico, her first solo international visit as first lady. Obama will dine with the Felipe Calderon and Margarita Zavala in a prelude to the state dinner President Obama will host for the Mexican president and first lady in May. The first lady plans... More »

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