Posts Tagged as ‘family’

Meet the 4 million women you should thank for your Thanksgiving meal

From our Restore Fairness blog- They’re the backbone of our food supply. Their hands sliced the chicken breast we had for lunch. Their sweat brought the fresh tomato to our plates. Their backs bent to pick the lettuce in our salads. They are America’s undocumented workers. Every day, on farms and factories across America, millions [...]

November 23, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Domestic violence survivors first to be affected by Arizona law

(From our Restore Fairness blog.) The starting day for Arizona’s controversial new anti-immigrant law SB1070 is fast approaching. July 29th is around the corner and the country waits with bated breath as the Obama administration argues for an injunction to stop the law from being implemented. A Reuters article discusses the four scenarios that could occur. [...]

July 21, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: One Latino family’s determination paved the way for racial desegregation

From our Restore Fairness blog It was like discovering gold. When she was in college, Sandra Mendez discovered something about her past that changed the way she looked at her parents forever. An American of Mexican-Puerto Rican descent, Sandra grew up unaware that her brave immigrant parents had been responsible for paving the path to [...]

April 7, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: @blogdiva: If they were Mexicans in the U.S., it wouldn’t be noteworthy

Illegal immigration and deportation are not issues exclusive to the United States. In Japan, a particular case has triggered a rare and surprisingly outspoken reaction from the public. Check out today’s twitter post to watch a Japanese family’s deportation to the Phillipines – they are leaving their daughter behind. Where’s the common sense law? Culture [...]

April 13, 2009 by anisha | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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