• Viviendo en la Claridad: “The Teacher”

    Viviendo en la Claridad: “The Teacher”

    [Haz click aquí para leer la nota en español] “The Teacher” — as his colleagues and friends like to call him, also known as Huguito, is a humble father of indigenous origin that migrated to the United States, determined to change his destiny. In the beginning, despite the cold dawns that hurt his bones, every day he went to the […]

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  • DHS accused of violations against Undocumented LGBTs

    DHS accused of violations against Undocumented LGBTs

    Last month the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was presented with a complaint of human rights violations committed against 13 undocumented lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) immigrants while in custody of the Immigration and Citizenship Enforcement (ICE). The complaint, submitted by the immigrant rights group Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) describes the harsh conditions endured by undocumented […]

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  • Can I pay for that with Death and some Cents?  – The Cost of American Citizenship

    Can I pay for that with Death and some Cents? – The Cost of American Citizenship

      On Saturday, December 18th, 2010, the Senate took a historical vote on the DREAM Act and the ‘Don’t ask don’t Tell’ (DADT) repeal, two legislative bills that would significantly advance the civil rights of immigrant and queer communities in the United States. The repeal of DADT passed with 60+ votes, while the DREAM Act, a bill that would allow […]

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