Can Cardona Improve Immigrant & ESL Student Integration In Public Schools?

Author: Camila Rios (Left Leaning) President Joe Biden nominated Miguel Cardona as the next U.S. Secretary of Education. Although Cardona has been named, he expects a rigorous Senate investigation hearing on Wednesday.  The nomination of Miguel Cardona was very strategic. Here is someone who has an incredible personal story of beating the odds as a son of immigrants. He has more than ten years of … Continue reading Can Cardona Improve Immigrant & ESL Student Integration In Public Schools?

Are Refugees a Valuable U.S “Commodity”?

Author: Camila Rios (Left Leaning) A refugee is a person who has fled their homeland and can’t return because they have a well-founded fear of persecution in their home country due to race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a social group. In the last two decades, due to civil wars and other conflicts, Syria, Venezuela, Afghanistan and South Sudan are among the countries … Continue reading Are Refugees a Valuable U.S “Commodity”?

The Politics of Protest: Liberty and Justice for All

Author: Camila Rios (Left Leaning) “Some judicial decisions are so horrendously wrong that they leave us dumbstruck on the first encounter. Like survivors of natural disasters first surveying the scene, we must struggle at first to comprehend what has happened. Next begins the long mourning for the victims, mourning sharpened by our feelings of anger and betrayal at the injustice done by the very ones … Continue reading The Politics of Protest: Liberty and Justice for All

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Why Agricultural Workers are STILL Being Underpaid

Author: CAMILA RIOS MOLINA Gianna Nino, a graduate student at Stanford University, faced job insecurity alongside millions of Americans during the pandemic. She decided to follow in her family’s footsteps and pick fruits at a Bay Area farm. In a viral tweet reaching a quarter-million people, she wrote, “I’m about to finish up my time in the fields and wanted everyone to know that we … Continue reading Why Agricultural Workers are STILL Being Underpaid