Posts tagged "The Dream Act"

Sandra Cisneros honors her mother for Day of the Dead

A bottle of perfume, massage balls and a tiny figurine of Dumbo. These were some of the favorite objects of author Sandra Cisneros‘ mother. And they are integrated into an ofrenda, or an altar, that she built for her for the Dead of the Dead exhibit at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago.... Read more »

Don't let their dreams die

This week I heard a story of a young man, Albert Becerril of Warrenville, Ill. He came to the United States when he was 2 years old. He got in trouble for smoking pot and wound up being deported back to Mexico, a country he didn’t know. He didn’t even speak Spanish. I was moved... Read more »