Every day, this country, forged by immigrants and stamped as the land of opportunity, menaces its youngest citizens like Cesar and Jonathan.
Americans are more worried and anxious about the future than ever. Sure, every generation seems to think, for one reason or another, that the place is going to hell in a hand basket. This time, it appears to be a unique convergence of a number of things.
The lyrics of Freddie McGregor's Big Ship rocked out in my head as I boarded the massive Norwegian Pearl cruise liner. It was a rainy Saturday after...
As many as five million undocumented immigrants are waiting in limbo as the Supreme Court reviews challenges to President Obama's 2014 executive actions, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA). But there's one group that's more than happy with the status quo.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coDDZHZfcfc By, Nadia Watson Last week, the Supreme Court finally agreed to hear the case on whether or not Preside...
In recent years, globalization, terrorism, shrinking job markets, and the Great Recession have challenged immigration policies everywhere.
David Calderon, remembers receiving a call from his sister Kenia Calderon, one night after work. "David just come. We need more DREAMers here." Th...
You can find this city hard against the North Raccoon River. The 2010 census showed Perry's population stood at 7,702. But here's a fun fact about the town - it's approximately 35 percent Hispanic.
What is different this year is that for the first time, national candidates are giving this issue primacy. While in the past surrogates raised the issue, often in harsh tones, post Civil War, no major candidate for the presidency has ever made opposition to immigration his leading platform.
I want to commend compassion's call to open our doors more widely to our suffering Syrian brothers and sisters, all the while conceding that compassion is by its very nature risky. Yet admitting Syrian refugees is not much of a risk at all.
Former state Rep. Jon Keyser eagerly offered his opinion on the Iran nuclear deal, but he dodged questions on whether he'd like to change TABOR and abolish a state program offering in-state tuition for undocumented college students.
What if you were able to cure a disease before someone even caught it? Now imagine doing that on a larger scale -- for an entire community of people ...
We need a leader who won't endlessly parse their words and weigh their statements. We need a leader who is genuine, sincere, and with a record that tells us that our candidate will not only be consistent on immigration, but will also make it a priority after the election.
Trump's refusal to debate his Republican opponents in Monday's Iowa Republican caucus provided an unexpected spark of controversy and more evidence of a growing split within the Republican Party. Although Trump forwent the debate, candidates present wasted no time jabbing at the business mogul.
Anti-immigrant rhetoric has heated up considerably during the current primary election race, particularly as a result of Republican candidates Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio.
Republican candidates tend to ignore or actively incite fear of the growing Latino community. But Democrats also do a poor job of turning out Latinos in high numbers and, when in office, are unable to deliver on priority issues for the Latino community. Low voter turnout is a symptom of civic disengagement by Latinos in American society.