When Pamela Bolton enrolled her daughter in New Orleans College Prep, convenience, not college, was on her mind.
MISSION, Texas — Nearly 63,000 unaccompanied children — mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador — crossed into the United States between Oct. 1 and July 31 without prior permission, according to government data released early in August. Another nearly 63,000 people crossed with family members. The numbers represent an increase of nearly triple over the same period last year.
Under federal law, children from countries other than Mexico and Canada, and any family members traveling with them, are allowed to stay in the country temporarily until an immigration judge can assign them a more permanent status...
If you want to find the doorway to Hell, it’s a flaming pit in the desert of Turkmenistan leaking methane that was ignited 40 years ago, and it has revealed the fundamental truth of being an excellent teacher.
Michael Brown was killed because he was black. He was killed because the police in his community, like those in many other communities across the nation, view citizens as the enemy, not as those whom they are sworn to “protect and serve.”