Until a few days ago Daniela Gaona didn't know how she would pay to fullfill her dream of pursuing her masters in mental health counseling — until Johns Hopkins stepped in with emergency aid. Gaona is a DACA student and doesn't qualify for financial aid, so must find private money on her own.
At the CASA multicultural center in Hyattsville, Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous pledged Wednesday to provide free community college to all the young, undocumented immigrants in Maryland.
Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh and his Democratic counterparts in other states who are pursuing numerous lawsuits against various Trump Administration policies vowed to continue their legal actions despite the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
To truly honor Martin Luther King’s legacy, it is important for us not only to celebrate the progress the civil rights movement made possible, but also to grapple with the full truth of our nation’s history, to acknowledge the inequities our society still struggles with and to recognize our roles.
After more than a week of virtually non-stop talk on cable TV and endless headlines about Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” book, it seems fair to ask: What do we really know to be true about President Trump and his White House that we didn’t know before?
On Tuesday at the White House, Donald J. Trump made an attempt at bipartisanship on immigration. But, as the evil Ramsay Bolton in "Game of Thrones" might say: "If you think this has a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention."
I came to live in the U.S. when I was 9. My family immigrated from Guatemala, which at the time was in the midst of a bloody civil war. I was never asked if I wanted to move — I was never even prepared for the culture shock, the vastly different school system or life in urban Los Angeles.
Congressional lawmakers were scrambling Tuesday to reach agreement on a funding measure to avert a government shutdown at week’s end and address several agenda items — from a children’s health insurance program to immigration — that have stalled for months.
Soccer can provide a respite for undocumented immigrants during anxious times. It frequently attracts players who grew up playing the game in other countries and consider the sport part of their cultural heritage. But undocumented players are worried about new federal policies.