SalvaCultura founder Daniel Alvarenga was featured in Remezcla writing about Central Americans in the United States reclaiming voseo, an emblematic feature of Central American Spanish that clashes with the standard variety. This tension between the use of the pronouns "vos" and "tú" also reveals sociolinguistic tensions between Central Americans and Mexicans on the West Coast:
"Growing up near LA, I was never taught voseo. In fact, my parents prided themselves in teaching me tuteo because it meant their child grew up speaking “proper” Spanish. And it meant I would fit in easier with my Mexican-American neighbors. To my family, speaking Mexican Spanish started on the perilous journey crossing through Mexico as a way to shield themselves from potential xenophobic violence. As Mexico deports a record number of Central Americans, the same is likely true today."
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