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The U.S. Should Do More to Help Venezuelan Immigrants

Sandra A. Grossman, Esq. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Miami
Sandra A. Grossman, Esq.

Despite the many ties between the U.S. and Venezuela, the political crisis and influx of Venezuelans has gotten surprisingly little attention in Washington.

Charter Schools: Cure or Curse?

Frank Islam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Frank Islam

Charter schools are not a cure-all. In general, their highly variable performance tends to mirror, and in some instance lags, that of public schools.

Yolanda González Gómez

Mother Wearing Electronic Bracelet Fights Deportation | Yolanda González Gómez | Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

DALLAS -- Anatolia Garcia doesn't like the electronic bracelet shackled around her ankle, but she prefers it to the prospect of being deported and for...

Haiti: Canada's New Imperialism?

Gihan Perera | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Gihan Perera

The blueprint for 'recovery,' refined in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, is a well-worn design that revolves around tourism, cheap labor and the exploitation of natural resources.

Haiti: TPS and the Coming Negativity

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martha St Jean

I encourage Haitians to claim their identity as the posterity of the first black republic, not as descendants of the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. It is not political strength, hurricanes, or earthquakes that define us.

One More Thing Obama Can Do for Haitians (updated)

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Matzzie

In responding to the tragedy in Haiti, President Obama wasted no time in initiating one of the largest humanitarian mobilizations in U.S. history.