The DOJ has the authority to issue deportation orders. In a recent decision, the DOJ admitted that it has been misinterpreting certain citizenship statutes since 2008. As a consequence, DOJ officers have been incorrectly ordering U.S. citizens deported. What will the government do about U.S. citizens who already were mistakenly deported?
As we move further into the 21st century, we will see more Latinas emulate the example set by Diaz-Oliver. Her story is a true representation of the American dream: A young female immigrant who was able to overcome great adversity and achieve success.
Cycle Of Poverty,
In rural Guatemalan communities, less than 10 percent of students finish high school. This isn't the product of laziness or apathy. These desperate statistics are nothing more than the result of a fundamentally broken and exclusionary education system.
As a New-York-raised Puerto Rican I began to appreciate Puerto Rico's abundant land that gave so many fruits and food items that I only saw in supermarkets back in the Bronx when I first visited my home island at the age of 16.
The 15-year-old independent project and private nonprofit art space was once the family home of the gallery's founder, Virginia Pérez-Ratton, a cultural archivist whose personal collection of over 500 works of contemporary art anchors the space.
Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals,
Deferred Action For Parents Of Americans And Lawful Permanent Residents,
Comprehensive Immigration Reform,
Living The American Dream,
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Today we are starting a weekly series highlighting people who have come forward and applied for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), as well as those who will be coming forward to apply for expanded DACA or Deferred Action for Parents of Americans...
Moises recently celebrated his third birthday behind bars, and Abi will be celebrating her 11th birthday soon. The family has been in U.S. immigration detention for over six months, and there is no end in sight.
Thousands of farm laborers work under slavery-like conditions today in the U.S. and Mexico to grow tomatoes and other produce. This January, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) was presented with the 2014 Presidential Medal for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking.
A clean and healthy environment is not a luxury but a right and our moral obligation to fulfill for our children. Children of all colors need a safe and healthy world in which to "live, work and play."
After years, no decades, of a diplomatic low profile in the Americas, the United States is staging a comeback that just might bear the elements, and fruits, of serious strategy.
Over the past 20 years, Latinas have achieved unparalleled progress, and are significantly contributing to this country's economic, social and cultural well-being. Yet, compared to their non-Hispanic counterpart, there is an undeniable gap in economic prosperity and leadership.
In order to put things in perspective, I think its important to take a look at Cuba's history and the violence and oppression that have overshadowed its story. Here is what I think you need to know
Mr. Bush, the immigrant community is looking for a leader who will face the issues with a clear plan, not one that will throw stones inside a glass house in hopes of scoring political points. How much longer should the current President wait for your party to pass a bill?
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Now, the waiters and waitresses for our area were dressed casually, in jeans and polo shirts. The wait staff for the private party, however, was dressed, well, more colorfully.
During President Barack Obama's speech, he pointed to me as an example for other students, noting that where we come from does not determine our ability to excel in school and beyond.
At a time when stark achievement gaps remain unresolved, when increased funding in education is more badly needed than ever, and when too many schools are seeking to exempt English language learners from their accountability systems, H.R. 5 threatens to exacerbate the educational inequities that have long held back Latino students in our schools.
Five years ago I became a national volunteer spokesperson for the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign. To this day, many people ask me why I support this cause and not others. The answer is that I carry this cause in my heart.
Department Of Homeland Security,
House Of Representatives,
Comprehensive Immigration Reform,
It is amusing for Democrats to watch the "Ted Cruz wing" of the GOP try to defend their big DHS bill, just as it will be amusing to watch them howl later this week when it gets split in two. All a Democrat will have to do to really rub it in will be to say, "But you've been saying all along that immigration reform can only be done one tiny step at a time!"
The Republican lawsuit against DACA expansion and DAPA was undoubtedly a bump in the road, but it is not the final word. The law is clear and DAPA/DACA expansion policies are legal, despite what Judge Hanen thinks.
For the real foodies, Juan Mari Arzak is a master at his own game and perhaps, the greatest chef in the world.