DACA is Important But Not Enough to End Criminalization of Our Immigrant Community

By Arlin Karina Téllez Martínez On November 12th, the Supreme Court of the United States heard the first oral arguments on the constitutionality of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). I was first approved for DACA in 2014, my freshman year of high school. I grew up in a small town in North Carolina where … Continue reading DACA is Important But Not Enough to End Criminalization of Our Immigrant Community

Drama at the US/Mexico Border: Threatened with Resurrection

by Scott Wright On October 12, at the US/Mexico border, where the Santa Fe bridge divides the sister cities El Paso and Juarez, Mexico, the waters of the Rio Grande flow below, bounded on both sides by layers of barbed-wire fences. Under the late afternoon sun, 200 people, young and old, lay and religious, Latino … Continue reading Drama at the US/Mexico Border: Threatened with Resurrection