Most Mexican-Americans who are involved in the political arena are familiar with this poem, because the poem says things that some people are afraid to say publicly. It is no wonder Corky was able to state these bold truths while staring his activism demons in the face -- he was a trained fighter.
Approximately one year after the failed DREAM Act vote, the Latino/Mexican community was dealt a heavy blow when Joaquin Luna, an undocumented teen DREAM Act student took his own life. I only wish that he would have waited 7 more months.
So what will it take for the GOP to save itself from losing an entire generation of Latino voters? Senate Republicans must display leadership on comprehensive legal immigration reform to make up for their dismal Dream Act vote in 2010.