Angela, all hazel brown skin and honey-colored eyes, crossed the border into Presidio when she was seven. Little by little, her family were reunited in Texas before her parents took her with them to California. Her country is the USA; her land, Mexico, although she only vaguely remembers her grandmother’s house, [Read more]
<i>Studies show that the majority of Africans coming to the United States are better educated than the average American.</i>
In the United States, “shithole gate” hasn’t stopped provoking outraged reactions. According to The Washington Post, "shithole," which set off the controversy on Thursday, is the word [Read more]
They have been transparent, but now they are living in fear. The others, who are eligible but have not joined the program, are already in the shadows.
If it were not for how dangerous it is and the terrible damage it could cause, it would feel like we are watching a bad Western in which Trump plays both the bad and the ugly.
To deport these young people (most of them in their early 20s) out of the United States is to uproot and completely ruin their lives. It is difficult to understand the decision from a humanitarian lens.
It is worth reflecting on what is happening in a society that makes a priority of deporting some of the most brilliant minds and most qualified members of the workforce.
Trump's decision to ax DACA is significant far beyond the narrow purview of immigration, for it shows that when push comes to shove and times are tough, the president will always play to his nationalist, anti-immigrant base.
On Nov. 20, 2014, Barack Obama pushed, without the support of Congress, the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents program (DAPA), which seeks to give work permits to, and stop deportations of, parents of U.S. citizens, as well as to expand the coverage of the Deferred Action for [Read more]