Posts tagged "Marcelo Lucero"

When hope is lost, some immigrants consider or commit suicide

When hope is lost, some immigrants consider or commit suicide
Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin intervened to help Harvard University student Eric Balderas, who was facing deportation to Mexico, and now will be allowed to stay in the United States at least temporarily. But there is something that Balderas told Boston Globe reporter Maria Sacchetti that really alarmed me. He told the reporter that his situation... Read more »

From an Arizona law to a Long Island hate crime, immigrants are under attack

From the East Coast to the Southwest there is disturbing news impacting Latinos and immigrants. On Monday, a jury convicted a young man of manslaughter – not murder – in the beating death of Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero. This is hardly justice for such a heinous hate crime where Jeffrey Conroy and a group of... Read more »

How do we fight hate crimes?

How do we fight hate crimes? At the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) conference in Chicago a group of leaders said the only way to do this is to band together. It doesn’t matter how many Minutemen show up (just a few) to protest the conference outside McCormick Place. Check out the video made... Read more »
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