Posts tagged "suicide"

DREAM Act youth are fighting for their lives

High school graduation would normally be a time to celebrate. Many students make plans for college and look forward to the next phase of their lives. Reyna Wences But for Reyna Wences it was different. The day after her high school graduation from Walter Payton College Prep in Chicago in the summer 2009 she took... Read more »

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 »