Posts tagged "immigration"

Am I a bad Catholic if I don't agree with everything the pope says?

Am I a bad Catholic if I don't agree with everything the pope says?
In Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. he has spoken on many topics from helping the homelessness to supporting immigrants and against climate change. I agree with his stance on these issues. He reminds us that Jesus was homeless and how most Americans have immigrant roots. He compels us to take care of our planet.... Read more »

The Pope brings his message in English and Spanish

The Pope brings his message in English and Spanish
At the White House, Pope Francis began his speech Wednesday morning by paying respect to immigrants. “As the son of an immigrant family, I am happy to be a guest in this country, which was largely built by such families,” he said. The Pope reminded us to fight injustice, discrimination and to protect the vulnerable.... Read more »

Top 10 reasons Latinos won't vote for Donald Trump

Top 10 reasons Latinos won't vote for Donald Trump
A new poll found that most Latinos disapprove of Donald Trump’s offensive comments about Mexicans and don’t support him for president. But he somehow thinks that Latinos will vote for him. So in the style of David Letterman, who came up with his own awesome Top Ten list about Trump, I have created one too.... Read more »
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Donald Trump's hypocrisy on immigration

Donald Trump's hypocrisy on immigration
  The worst thing about Donald Trump is that he has built his empire on the backs of immigrant workers, including some undocumented. He told CNN Wednesday that he can’t guarantee that all of his workers have legal status. He was sued by Polish workers, including some undocumented, who were underpaid or not paid to... Read more »

Why we should be thankful for undocumented immigrants

Why we should be thankful for undocumented immigrants
A political cartoon in the Indianapolis Star by Gary Varvel showed what looks like a Mexican family breaking into a house as a white family enjoys a Thanksgiving meal. It read, “Thanks to the president’s immigration order we’ll be having extra guests this Thanksgiving.” The cartoon implied that undocumented immigrants come here to steal our... Read more »

Immigrant families' mixed reaction to President Obama's speech

Immigrant families' mixed reaction to President Obama's speech
Felipe Diosdado watched President Obama’s speech on immigration Thursday night with his wife and two children at his side. His family may be directly impacted by the president’s actions to stop deportation of as many as five million undocumented immigrants. “If they deported me, they would also deport two U.S. citizens, because I would have... Read more »
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Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV

Don't expect to see President Obama's immigration speech on network TV
President Obama is set to deliver a national speech on immigration during prime time Thursday night. As many as 5 million undocumented immigrants may be impacted, including the parents of U.S. citizen children. But good luck finding his speech on network television. ABC, CBS and NBC aren’t expected to air the speech favoring instead The... Read more »

El Camino: Georgia flea market estilo Mexico

El Camino: Georgia flea market estilo Mexico
Manuel Casados, 50, came to the U.S. 10 years ago with a guest worker visa to pick tobacco in North Carolina. “It was really hard work, a hard life,” Casados said. “There are no breaks and you are hunched over all day.” He left that job after one season and moved to the Atlanta area,... Read more »

El Camino: From Guatemala to the home of Davy Crockett

El Camino: From Guatemala to the home of Davy Crockett
Rosaura Lima, 40, played with her children in the parking lot of a budget hotel in Morristown, Tennessee, the boyhood home of Davy Crockett. She lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with her husband, Roman Martinez, 43, who traveled 250 miles to Morristown for a construction job. She was trying to keep the kids busy, as... Read more »
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Al Jazeera America doc examines immigration debate

Al Jazeera America has made an intriguing new documentary series, “Borderland,” that tries to put Americans in the shoes of immigrants. The documentary follows six Americans who retrace the steps of undocumented immigrants who died while attempting to cross the border into the U.S. In this trailer, Alex, a liberal artist from New York, and... Read more »