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The Dream Act, Explained

An Exploration of America’s Most Hot Button Issue

By Gabriel Davila

One of the most controversial topics, immigration, arose in political campaigns this year and the Dream Act is no doubt one of the most debated policies which Democrats and Republicans cannot seem to agree on. 604 more words


If In Case You Feel Hopeless, Don't.ūüėä


I know. I know. It’s been a while. Today I have finally mustered up the courage to write on this blog about something personal. I want to share this because my hope is that I may reach people out there who are also going through what I went through, and am going through. 1,163 more words

in the News - birthers ... again

a debate from 5/2011, that is still relevant

With all the commotion about birthers, birthrights, citizenship  and or any of the combinations out there, the past birther comments from trump and maybe his family made me wonder not only about their beliefs  but what their supporter followers believe and if they even know how narrow minded this man might be. 1,000 more words


A Promise

Words matter. Very few words set me on fire than an ignorant individual saying ‚Äúillegal‚ÄĚ towards human beings. Ignorance fuels hate and denying immigrants the opportunities our families and ancestors had is a betrayal of every ideal and promise America claims to proudly keep. 1,103 more words

We The People

Ignite the electoral season with statements about immigration and border control

Ignite the electoral season with statements about immigration and border control

The 2016 presidential primary campaigns are winding down to the relief of many Americans. Donald J. 701 more words

Political Correctness

Immigration Reform: A First Step Toward Elevating the Future

By Center Director Vince Boudreau.

Every spring, I spend several days lecturing at a retirement community.  Part of what drives Powell Center programming is a desire to more effectively connect the college’s activities to the public sphere, and by presenting lectures about international affairs geared to public audiences, I feel I am discharging that mission, if only in very modest terms.  593 more words

Georgia's policy on undocumented students: 'A practical loss and a moral failure'

Ashley Goodrich is a full-time high school social studies teacher and a doctoral student at the University of Georgia in the College of Education’s Department of Educational Theory and Practice. 922 more words