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‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

‘Hispanic Invasion’: Alleged El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto Is An Anti-Immigrant Call To Arms

Jason Hopkins | Immigration and Politics Reporter . A nearly 2,400-word manifesto posted online shortly before a deadly attack in El Paso is believed to belong to the alleged perpetrator, law enforcement officials say.  In the manifesto, the author rails against mass immigration into the U.S., arguing that political leaders are not doing enough to […]

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

The American Dream Series #2: USSR to USA!

    By Lisa  Vartanian The date was January 20th 1981. As President to be Ronald Reagan held his hand on his mother’s bible to become the 40th President of the free world, my family and I were in Moscow’s American Embassy to get the last of many clearances to immigrate to the United States […]

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

Study: More than 7-in-10 California Immigrant Households Are on Welfare

By John Binder More than 7-in-10 households headed by immigrants in the state of California are on taxpayer-funded welfare, a new study reveals. The latest Census Bureau data analyzed by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) finds that about 72 percent of households headed by noncitizens and immigrants use one or more forms of taxpayer-funded welfare programs in California — the […]

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

The American Dream Series #6 – Jolin Crofts- Struggling for the American Dream

by Jolin Crofts This is the sixth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and worked to achieve their own “American Dreams.”   An Immigration Story I was born in Iran in the 60s. After my arranged marriage at age 19 with a prominent family from […]

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

by Georgette Hadvina This is the fifth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.”   Immigration Story The sky was bright and clear on that late fall day of November, 1957.  We must wait for a landing clearance, the pilot announced. […]

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

The American Dream Series #1- To the USA, via Havana and Madrid

By Rolando Chinea This is the first of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.” Immigration Story Definition of the American dream: The ideal that every US citizen should have an equal opportunity to achieve success and prosperity through hard work, […]

Crying Honduran Child Who Became The Face of Border Family Separation Was Never Separated From Family

Crying Honduran Child Who Became The Face of Border Family Separation Was Never Separated From Family

Julia Nista | General Assignment Reporter She has become the poster child for family separation at the border — and the subsequent moral outrage against the Trump administration — but the crying Honduran child held up as a heartbreaking example of family separation at the border was, in fact, never separated from the parent with […]

Where is your welcoming spirit?

Where is your welcoming spirit?

    By Sigrid Weidenweber At one time or another, readers of newspapers, or watchers of tv-news, have been subjected to the superior, lecturing voices of Canadian correspondents denouncing our efforts to close our border to migrants, economic opportunists and criminals, as they avail themselves of our open door. I am amazed to read in […]

An Immigrant’s Birthday Reflection

An Immigrant’s Birthday Reflection

. . By Armando Vazquez I was born 65 years ago on a coarse palm frown woven tapete, to two dirt poor indigenous subsistence farmers. My abueltias, both matriarchs and curanderas of the small tribal village of Ahualulco; who performed the sacred task of mid-wives for most of the women in the impoverished village, delivered […]

An Immigrant comes out of the Shadows after 39 years

An Immigrant comes out of the Shadows after 39 years

. . By Armando Vazquez This is how Julie X’s confessional narrative, “This is my true and accurate testimony. I was born in in August 20, 1979 in Michoacán, Morelia, Mexico to a single abusive alcoholic mother. I do not know who my real father is; his identity was never revealed to me. My mother […]

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