Daily Archives: July 29, 2019

Naturalized citizens have a weapon against Trump’s racism: their vote

Like some of the naturalized Americans who feel under attack by the Trump administration, I arrived here as a child and took the oath of citizenship at the age of 13. It is one of the most lasting emotional memories I ha ...

Op-Ed: Ending DACA would violently disrupt many public classrooms

I’m an undocumented teacher who came to the United States with my family from Guadalajara, Mexico. I arrived at 9 months old and have since resided in Los Angeles. I grew up watching my parents give back to our community ...

What is a concentration camp? It’s an old debate that mostly started in California

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) ignited a national debate last month when she compared the government-run facilities packed with migrant detainees near the U.S.-Mexico border to “concentration camps.” ...

‘I Know That They’re Cared For.” Why One Mom Has Chosen To Foster Migrant Children

On a hot Maryland summer day, two toddlers play in the wading area of a community pool. Their glee is uncontainable as they dump water-filled plastic pails over each other's heads. A few weeks earlier, these little ones ...


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