Take Heed to the Border!:

Since children who are detained at the American Southern Border cannot speak for themselves, it is up to us—the loving, the caring, the humane—to make sure that their silent cries are heard. In their article entitled “Migrant child alleges she was ‘beaten and abused’ at Clint, Texas border station,” nbcnews.com ’s Julia Ainsley and Jacob […]

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Speak Out and Speak Up America! Separating Children from their Families is NOT American

I returned home Monday on a natural high, having enjoyed a delightful family reunion and a wonderful Father’s Day with family in East St. Louis. As soon as I entered my house, I turned on the television to catch up on the news. I watched and listened in horror. A child who had been separated […]

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The Top 10 Takeaways from the Latin American Association State of Latinos in Georgia Conference

Last week I attended the Latin American Association (@TheLAA) State of Latinos in Georgia Conference in Atlanta (#2018StateofLatinos).  Having supported the Latin American Association for many years, I was eager to participate in this inaugural event.  The purpose of the conference was to analyze and address the critical issues facing Latinos in Georgia. A nonprofit […]

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The Tragic Demise of DACA: DREAMers Deferred

“What happens to a dream deferred?” Langston Hughes This week the Trump Administration rescinded the DACA program, which provides temporary legal immigration status to individuals arriving in the US illegally as children. In a national press conference US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of DACA, stating that no new applicants will be accepted […]

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