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DACA recipients continue to face uncertainty

November 22, 2019   To The Editor:   I’d like introduce myself – I’m the proud son of a highly-educated woman who has served as both an example and inspiration to me. Growing up, my mother achieved five associate degrees, a bachelor’s degree and is in the process of completing a master’s degree. Her achievements […]

Reflections: DREAM a little dream for them – Still hoping for wisdom on immigration policy impacting those who are undocumented

Patrick B. McGuigan This essay consists of not-so-rambling thoughts on immigration policy, driven by recent developments in the news. I am sometimes frustrated with the operational definitions of certain liberties that seem to animate the contemporary version of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), but I’m glad they exist. Without the ACLU, the debate over […]

COMMENTARY: Families, Communities and the Economy Depend on Dreamers

By Brenda Hernandez March 5 was the day the Department of Homeland Security Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was to end. With no solution being presented, our nation’s Dreamers are still awaiting an answer. President Donald Trump has repeatedly asked federal lawmakers to pass a bill that would give the country’s 1.8 million […]

COMMENTARY: Living Without Fear

By Jenifer Cortes Gray   I once was an undocumented immigrant. My family brought me here when I was four. I had no choice and lived for 20 years in the shadows.  Growing up I did not realize I was any different than anyone else. I was a Girl Scout, went to church, and in […]

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