I'm in the process of helping a young man I mentor. He's trying to go to college, but the odds are stacked up against him because of his mother's undocumented status--yes, his mother's, not his. He is a U.S.-born American citizen, [...]
I typically vote and agree with most Republican views. Knowing Tanya has given me a different perspective on the immigration issue and the difficult situations that can arise. Story of Tanya (a friend of my daughter's): Tanya arrived in [...]
As a white, college-educated Canadian citizen with no criminal record or bars to immigration, I thought that getting a green card to come and live with my American husband in San Francisco would be relatively easy. As a law student, I had even been [...]
I have a very similar story to Jose's, having arrived here October 1989 with my family using a coyote-provided passport. I grew up living a suburban Westchester County, NY lifestyle until the age of 16, where I too came to the realization of [...]
Jose Antonio Vargas visited Times Square over Independence Day weekend to ask people how they define "American."
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