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July 2, 2020

Anxiety is on the rise. Feelings of hopelessness and helplessness have become the norm as we navigate living with a pandemic outside our doors. Until now, the only ways to help with COVID-19 was by wearing a mask and…

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June 24, 2020

#FindVanessaGuillen.The ‘Peddler-in-Chief-of Fake-News’ declared his biggest claim to fame – the border wall – was “foolproof.” There are other factors preventing immigration into the US (asylum denials, COVID-19, etc.) that ‘trumps’ any wall. But for those still desperate enough…

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June 22, 2020

#FindVanessaGuillen: It was heralded as Trump’s triumphant return to the campaign trail but Saturday night’s Tulsa rally was anything but what was expected by Trump. Trump expected to see a million of his most deluded admirers and he got…

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June 18, 2020

The Supreme Court’s decision on the fate of DREAMers is imminent. If the justices listened to Americans in a new poll, it might help them decide more quickly; Latinos now have a slower rate than the US average when…

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June 11, 2020

Grim news overnight highlights how risky it is to think we are passed the worst of the novel coronavirus. Across the country, people are not only reveling in being out and shopping at stores, socializing with friends or protesting…

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May 28, 2020

In a country where progress was being made in living with our diversity, Trump’s election set the country on a backward spiral. In some cases, it can be argued that Trump, his administration and his followers are attempting to…

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May 26, 2020

As we see pictures of packed beaches and parks, most of us think we can handle the social distancing rules — though, obviously, none are. But what about flying? Nothing we can really do there and so the big…

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May 25, 2020

Today is Memorial Day! As the name implies, we ‘memorialize’ all those who have served in the US Military. We honor their service and sacrifice. But too often that’s the end of it. After leaving the military, too many…

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May 21, 2020

Is this the calm before the storm? States like Florida and Georgia aren’t experiencing the devastating spikes in coronavirus cases as predicted – yet. Scientists say the US has a limited window to prepare for the next wave that…

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May 20, 2020

Trump and his administration have never hidden their anti-immigration agenda. So, it’s not surprising that the White House has made a decision regarding the Mexican and Canadian borders; What is surprising, and disturbing, is that this administration is using…

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May 19, 2020

Just when you thought there wasn’t anything that could surprise us anymore from this administration, this comes out (hint: it’s the first headline); Every business and organization is losing money these days and scrambling to make up for the…

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May 15, 2020

The ranks of the unemployed are rising. While 40% of low-income households have lost a job and a new poll shows increase worries about having enough to eat as grocery prices rise, the Trump administration is actively trying to…

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May 8, 2020

The latest jobs report reflects the never-before-seen depth of pain many of us, our friends, neighbors and family members are experiencing during this unprecedented times. As more Latinos get disproportionately impacted by job loss and COVID-19 exposure, several Latino…

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April 23, 2020

By now, most (critics) of the Trump administration understand Trump’s sudden ban on immigrant arrivals – keeping his 2016 promise to his base. A new Politico report quoting overworked DOJ workers seem to back up that assumption. One worker…

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April 21, 2020

Overnight, Trump declared he was “suspending immigration” into the U.S. Is it a prudent move or maybe retaliation for some countries refusing to accept deported immigrants from US; This amid a federal judge ordered ICE to release detainees at…

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April 13, 2020

As we settle down into our regular routines, too many of us are finally realizing that having a savings account is a necessity and credit isn’t all bad if handled responsibly. We should come out of this a lot…

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April 7, 2020

It’s often said by Doctors Fauci and Birch that the coronavirus knows no boundaries, political parties, etc. To say that this is an equal opportunity virus is — something not entirely known. Important data is not being collected uniformly…

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April 3, 2020

We made it to Friday! Before now, that small milestone would only have meant the start of the weekend. In these times, it means one more day closer to a possible end to this modern pesadilla. Yet, as the…

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March 27, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus is worldwide and can now be found in expected and unexpected places. From an ICE detention center for unaccompanied minors to remote indigenous Amazon tribes, the coronavirus is infecting humans everywhere. Yet, in the…

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March 18, 2020

The coronavirus is like a spider in that it has many ‘legs’ of consequence: layoffs, health risks, business closings, school closings, family separations, etc. A new report tries to quantify just how many jobs are at risk; Scientists are…

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March 16, 2020

For the foreseeable future, our new reality is living with the potential of contracting/spreading the coronavirus. In that vein, instead of panicking and going on hoarding sprees, we all need to adapt, be flexible and stay positive knowing this…

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March 13, 2020

If ever the country needed proof of how inept and derelict the Trump administration is in performing its most basic duty — protect the American people, we have only to look at how they have handled the coronavirus spread….

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March 11, 2020

The race for the Democratic nomination will be determined soon and eyes are next on Latino voters in Florida and Arizona; If Washington won’t listen to Puerto Ricans on the island, stateside Puerto Ricans are speaking up; Trump admin…

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March 10, 2020

With news headlines preoccupied with the coronavirus, Super Tuesday elections and the cratering of the stock market, it’s easy to miss news of Trump White House’s latest immigration move: sending more than 100 troops to 2 particular points along…

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March 9, 2020

March is Women’s History Month and Time magazine shares its list of 100 women of the year; How vulnerable are immigrants at the border to catching the coronavirus?; A Mayan queen was discovered to have built something that amazes…