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Why Do Immigrants Work Harder Than Native Born Americans?

Immigration has alway been a controversial topic in the United States- even though this country has been build on immigrants’ hard work and dedication. Illegal immigrants have always been bashed on and stereotyped as “criminals” and as “lazy” by a lot of Americans in this country. 1,004 more words


Dear Donald Trump, Sincerely American Muslim

Congratulations on becoming the 45th president of the greatest country in the world. I’ll admit, I wasn’t rooting for you during the election.

You preached misogyny about the woman in me, fear about the Muslim in me, and contempt about the immigrant in me. 488 more words


Mexican Authorities Struggle to ID 32 from Cartel’s Mass Grave

An article in Breitbart news show the extent of the carnage in Mexico. It is now becoming common place to find mass graves filled with bodies of victims of the drug war.


Why I Marched

I was fortunate enough to be one of thousands of women who marched on Washington, Saturday. It was such an incredible experience, filled with love, compassion, and hope. 380 more words

Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung

Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung. September 6, 2016. Knopf Books for Young Reader, 352 p. ISBN: 9780399550492.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 900. 781 more words

February 2017

The Endless Surprises Of Memory

Memory is a truly wondrous thing. A couple of weeks ago, I met an old friend’s younger brother for lunch in midtown Manhattan; we were meeting after over thirty years. 496 more words