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Amidst Rising Inequality, Second-Generation Latinos in the Inner City Sustain the American Dream

March 19, 2020 - 13:13
Amidst rising inequality - flattened wages for most Americans, withering of social support programs, a growing housing crisis, and rising costs of higher education - many are losing faith in the American Dream.

Interview with Dr. Parveen Parmar

March 13, 2020 - 11:37
In early 2020, Blanca Ramirez, Ph.D. candidate in Sociology, interviewed Dr. Parveen Parmar, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and founder of Southern California Physicians for Health Equity, about her work both with refugees in Bangladesh and those entering the United States.

Building Walls, Excluding People, and Terrorizing Minorities

February 25, 2020 - 13:05
  On August 3, 2019, a self-declared white nationalist drove from Dallas to El Paso, Texas, with the explicit purpose of killing Mexicans whom he saw as invading the country.

10 Lessons for L.A. County’s Immigrant Future

February 24, 2020 - 18:34
  Despite the Trump administration’s endless terror tactics against U.S. immigrants, resilient organizers, advocates, policy-makers, and researchers in Los Angeles maintain a united responsive front.

Hundreds of county jails detained immigrants for ICE

February 19, 2020 - 11:34
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.   Hundreds of county jails in the U.

US citizenship applications are backlogged, prolonging the wait for civil and voting rights

January 21, 2020 - 14:42
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people apply for citizenship in the United States, and America celebrates them with pageantry at citizenship ceremonies across the country.

Book post: Exit and Voice

December 16, 2019 - 16:02
Boasting warm daytime temperatures and cool evenings, the wines produced at Duckhorn Estates in Napa Valley impress for their elegant structure and balance.