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Data Debunks Child Refugee Myths

A new study finds direct correlation between the rise in violence and the surge in children crossing the border.

Data Debunks Child Refugee Myths

by Christian Bonawandt on July 15, 2014  

Violence and poverty are the overwhelming reasons children are fleeing Central America for the U.S. in such large numbers, a new study proves.

VIDEO: The Consequences of a Broken Taillight

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VIDEO: The Consequences of a Broken Taillight

by Christian Bonawandt on July 15, 2014  

A simple broken taillight can be devastating to some families in America.

Understanding the Legal Options of Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

Credit: Donna Burton.

Understanding the Legal Options of Unaccompanied Minors at the Border

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 11, 2014  

Families impacted by the recent influx are generally uninformed about the limited legal options available to them.

How Effective Will Obama’s Executive Action Be at Fixing Immigration?

Executive action has its limitations.

How Effective Will Obama’s Executive Action Be at Fixing Immigration?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 10, 2014  

A look at what the president can and can't do to pass immigration reform on his own.

Behind the Scenes: What Broke Barack Obama?

Behind the scenes.

Behind the Scenes: What Broke Barack Obama?

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 9, 2014  

An insider's account of Obama's meeting with immigration advocates shows what led to the decision to finally utilize executive action.

The Dangers of Steve Scalise

Steve Scalise, now the third-highest ranking Republican in the House.

The Dangers of Steve Scalise

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 7, 2014  

The new Republican Whip takes a ferociously hard line on U.S. immigration.

A Reading Program to Help Kids Find Themselves—and Their Culture—This Summer

This list of books by and for Latinos has been developed for parents and teachers so they can help children better understand their Latino heritage through the portrayal of cultural and societal issues that often impact Latino children.

A Reading Program to Help Kids Find Themselves—and Their Culture—This Summer

by Christiaan Perez on July 7, 2014  

Latinas 4 Latino Lit is an online summer reading program that emphasizes Latino authors and books about Latino issues.

Nassau’s Invisible Immigrant Community

The concept for this mural was conceived by the backstretch workers. Their vision was to create an image that reminded them of their native homes while also communicating their passion for their job and the animals they care so deeply for.

Nassau’s Invisible Immigrant Community

by Maryann Sinclair Slutsky on July 3, 2014  

A community of immigrants called the backstretch are the unseen secret behind the economic power of the horse racing industry.

The Immigrants Among the Founding Fathers

Seven of the 39 men who signed the Constitution of the United States of America were immigrants.

The Immigrants Among the Founding Fathers

by Patrick Young, Esq. on July 3, 2014  

A look at who actually founded America tells us that the immigrant contribution to starting this country was much greater than is usually imagined.

Cross Ousted as President, but Retains Control of Board

Betty Cross continued to lead the Hempstead School Board meeting even after losing her presidency.

Cross Ousted as President, but Retains Control of Board

by Christian Bonawandt on July 2, 2014  

"It seems that, no matter what happens today, she is still in control."

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