MIGRANT ISSUES ONCE AGAIN

Posted by Nicholas Chung October 13th, the migrant caravan has now reached the Mexico-United States border. The group is mainly made up of migrants trying to escape from the dangers in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. In addition, there are also smaller groups of migrants heading towards the border who are currently sheltered in Guatemala[…]

TRUMP’S ZERO-TOLERANCE POLICY SEPARATES MIGRANT FAMILIES

Posted by Kathy Liang and Amber Chang Photo: Erik McGregor/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images From mid-April to the end of May, Trump’s zero-tolerance policy has separated over 2,000 children from their families. The policy calls for criminally charging all adults and asylum seekers for illegally crossing the border. Adults with children have their kids taken[…]

FAMILIES FACE THE RISK OF DEPORTATION IN ORDER TO GET PROPER HEALTH CARE

Posted by Michelle Lu Oscar and Irma, parents of 2 month year old, Issac, were told that in order to cure Issac’s pyloric stenosis they would need to travel to a hospital in Corpus Christi. From Rio Grande Valley to Corpus Christi, the family would have to cross the Border Control Checkpoint. The couple made[…]

SCAPEGOATING IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES IS NOT JUSTICE FOR RAPE SURVIVORS

Posted by Emily Liang In March, two high school students in Maryland were accused of raping a 14-year-old schoolmate in the bathroom. The two students, Henry Sanchez-Milian, 18, and Jose Montano, 17, were arrested and charged as adults with first-degree rape and two counts each of first-degree sexual offense. The case attracted a lot of[…]

IN SEARCH OF SANCTUARY

Posted by Julian Castro My story of the week was about refugees and undocumented immigrants entering America. Most of this controversy started during Trump’s  election and his new laws and plans that involve building the wall in an attempt to banish undocumented immigrants coming from the southern border between America and Mexico, as well as  the previous ISIS threats against other countries. I chose this article because this[…]

PARIS ATTACKS AND SYRIAN REFUGEES

              Posted by Julian Castro My blog post was on the November Paris attack caused by ISIS, killing hundreds of citizens and keeping some as  hostage. It was found out that they might be “on the inside”, and some of them may have been fake refugees that no one knew about. The refugee passports[…]