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Cesar Chavez Day: Why It’s So Important Today

Friday, March 31 would have been Cesar Chavez’ 90th birthday. Around the nation, we will celebrate his life. But do we all remember what this inspirational man did and why we honor him on Cesar Chavez Day? What would he have thought or done about the current challenges migrant workers face? Cesar Chavez’ Story Born […]

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The Case For The Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa

In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders released on Saturday morning, Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway CEO and the world’s third richest man) states, “You don’t have to be an economist to understand one of the key factors that has made America great: immigration.” Buffett goes on to say that America’s economic growth has been […]

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DREAMers Update: What You Need to Know About DACA in the Trump White House

“DACA is a very, very difficult subject for me,” Trump stated during a news conference Thursday, promising to address the issue “with heart.… It’s one of the most difficult subjects I have because you have these incredible kids.” Earlier this year, at his inauguration lunch with congressional leaders, Trump told Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), the […]

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Do You Know The Truth About Sanctuary Cities?

We are just a few weeks away from President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration. Because he has promised to cut all federal funding for sanctuary cities on his first day in office, you may have heard many inflammatory and untrue comments about sanctuary cities on the news or on your friends’ Facebook feeds. So, what is the […]

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Top 5 Female Immigrants Who Inspire Us

A few days ago, I was talking to my eight-year-old daughter about the story of the struggle women around the world have faced in getting the rights to vote, work, buy property and live independently. She was shocked. “Mom, why would things have ever been so unfair for women?” I tried to gently explain that […]

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