As a naturalized citizen and a religious and ethnic minority, I have spent many hours dissecting what it means to be American. While I'm no closer to finding a definitive answer, in my rumination, I find myself coming back to one particular immigrant I crossed paths with.
Approximately 13 percent of the U.S. population is foreign-born, of which about six percent are naturalized U.S. citizens. Given the image associated with immigrants, one would assume that all Americans in the U.S., natural born or naturalized, have equal worth as citizens. This, however, is not necessarily the case.
The US has deported a group of undocumented immigrants back to Central America.
Monday's charter flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17
Not all immigrants will become Nobel Prize laureates, but what are the costs if they don't achieve their highest potential? It will be our own loss, as a nation, if immigrants are denied the opportunity to develop their talents and abilities.
Three years ago last month, a handful of immigrants in their teens and twenties stood up in front of a large crowd in Chicago’s
The amount of money Latin American expatriates send home is expected to drop by 11% in 2009, as the global recession shrinks