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Children of Immigrants

Labeling Young Children With 'Word Gap' Language Is Harmful

Jennifer Keys Adair | Posted 10.12.2015 | Education
Jennifer Keys Adair

If we decide to label children by what they are not, rather than who they are and the capabilities they can expand then we are stuck blaming children for what we don't think they can handle.

Revoking 14th Amendment Birthright Citizenship: The Ultimate in Voter Suppression

Terry Connelly | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics
Terry Connelly

Presidential candidate Donald Trump and several of his Republican competitors have now endorsed the notion of doing away with the very first sentence of the 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Children Of Asian Immigrants Share The Incredibly Selfless Decisions Their Parents Have Made

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.18.2015 | Good News

Starting a new life in a new country isn't easy. But when it comes to their children, many Asian immigrants will do just that in hopes of giving them ...

How America's Immigration Laws Tore My Family Apart For Good

Rebekah Rodriguez-Lynn | Posted 06.28.2015 | World
Rebekah Rodriguez-Lynn

I felt as though my limbs had been torn from my body.

Another Kind of DREAMER

Juan Cristóbal Quevedo | Posted 05.13.2015 | Latino Voices
Juan Cristóbal Quevedo

Undocumented immigrant youth have been at the forefront of the Undocumented, Unafraid and Unapologetic Movement. At the inception of this movement, however, were undocumented parents, fighting the hard fight, regardless if anyone was listening.

My Letter To Michelle Obama: From One Mother To Another, Help My Immigrant Family

Patricia Guillen | Posted 07.10.2014 | Latino Voices
Patricia Guillen

We have many things in common, however, there is a major difference between us: I have been refused the right to raise my children with my husband, their father, at my side.

Why I Share My Status as an Undocumented Asian-American Youth

Hong Mei Pang | Posted 07.17.2013 | Impact
Hong Mei Pang

I finally understood -- that the core of the American Dream exceeds the cliché of pulling oneself up by the bootstrap; it requires that we forge a multi-faceted community that reaches out to those in need.

Trend Among Children Of Immigrants Good Sign For Democrats

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — U.S.-born children of Hispanic immigrants are more likely than their parents to identify themselves as Democrats as they integrate ...

Elise Foley

Few Options For Children Separated From Parents By Immigration Woes | Elise Foley | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- Aaron, a 32-year-old from Fort Wayne, Ind., is taking care of his four-year-old daughter alone while his wife, April, is in Mexico to so...

All Kids Deserve to DREAM

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bruce Lesley

A vote for the DREAM Act is a vote for children -- a vote to provide each and every child in America with the opportunity to fulfill their dreams.

Weekly Diaspora: Hitting Immigrant Kids Where It Hurts

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After a long summer of name-calling and absurd attempts to deny birthright citizenship to children ...

Congressman Duncan Hunter Wants to Deport U.S. Citizens

John Carlos Frey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Carlos Frey

In addition to supporting more militarization at the U.S. - Mexico border, Mr. Duncan D. Hunter also believes that the removal of U.S. born children of undocumented immigrant parents will help stop illegal immigration.

A Fly in the Anointment: Bobby Jindal as the Republican Obama

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's true! Jindal is young, brown, and the child of immigrants. Since we, too, are young, brown, and the children of immigrants, I guess that means we're voting for Jindal in 2012!