The Dream and Promise Act would be particularly impactful for education.
America’s complicated history of treating migrants of color inhumanely is a long and sordid tale of bipartisan xenophobic policies.
Last week was St. Patrick’s Day, and thinking of Ireland always makes me think of Puerto Rico, two islands with vibrant cultures dominated by WASPy foreign powers that have tried hard to snuff those cultures out, along with the people.
The ‘Crisis’ at the Border Won’t End Until We Admit We Need Immigrants at Least as Much as They Need Us (OPINION)
When it comes to the subject of immigration, humanity and common sense matter. That’s where every conversation on the topic should begin.
It has been known for millennia that the most vulnerable individuals during epidemics and pandemics are the poor. This pandemic is no different, especially here in the United States.
Many have even dubbed her a modern Marie Antoinette.
Let’s not forget what inspired the events of January 6: the false claim by Trump and others that Democrats stole the 2020 presidential election and a years-long organized push by the Republican Party to restrict or outright suppress the right to vote of anyone who isn’t marching lockstep with the GOP’s increasingly anti-democratic agenda.
White people have again proved that they have no understanding of what racial justice means.
The global celebration of International Women’s Day ignores the critical importance of immigrant women resisting oppressive systems to produce change today for tomorrow.
And though America is merely a society of cliques, I often wish America’s cliques behaved like the cliques back in middle school.
If these pan-ethnic labels were meant to celebrate the melding away of the numerous Latino cultures and identities, then the experiment has not gone so well.
It is understood that a second-class citizen is a person belonging to a social or political group whose rights and opportunities are inferior to those of the dominant group in a society.
Life lessons are everywhere.
Whenever people are in ICE custody, lives are in jeopardy.
It’s still dangerous as hell out there.
What is an athlete’s responsibility to the community?
Lawsuit Claims LIBRE BY NEXUS ‘Cheats Immigrants,’ But Will Biden Administration Address Roots of Problem?
Immigrant detention has become big business.
Shutting Down Private-Run Immigration Detention Centers Is Complicated, But It Can Be Done (OPINION)
Whereas detention facilities rely on imprisoning immigrants, community-based alternatives offer holistic care.
On its surface, the act explains that the United States must recognize the rights of the people of Puerto Rico but does it provide Puerto Ricans the right to “freely determine their political status and freely pursue their economic, social and cultural development?”
‘Heroes of Another Flag’ or How Nationalist Propaganda Villainizes Puerto Ricans for Serving in US Armed Forces (OPINION)
As for heroes, they may not be Hernández’s heroes, but they are exactly that to their relatives, friends, and the people in their communities. And they are Puerto Rico.