Posts tagged "Thanksgiving"

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 »

Obama can pardon turkeys but why not immigrants?

Obama can pardon turkeys but why not immigrants?
Many of us are planning a Thanksgiving menu, turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and all the trimmings. But some people are fasting this holiday. They are on a hunger strike on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to call attention to the need for immigration reform. “We will continue to fast because there are millions of... Read more »

Turkey or tamales?

In many Mexican-American households you might find a turkey or tamales on the table this Thanksgiving. In a family like mine you are likely to find both. And throw in a lasagna and kolaczki too. These are some of the holiday foods that we have eaten over the years. Why? That’s because in my family... Read more »
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