Edition: February 2021
Sweeping Reforms offered in the Biden U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021
President Biden’s U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, sponsored by Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., in the House of Representatives and by Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., in the Senate offers the most comprehensive immigration package since the Simpson-Mazzoli immigration bill in 1983. Many of the provisions of Simpson Mazzoli would be incorporated into the 1986 reforms.
By: Dr. Blandina Cardenas
First published in 2004, Chapter 17, Scholars in the Field The Challenges of Migrant Education, Institute of Education Sciences.
More than thirty years ago, in the “Theory of Incompatibilities,” José Cardenas and I described the persistent failure of schools to educate migrant students. Today, the children who harvest the food we eat still experience a harsh life, and schools continue to ignore the importance of migrant children’s experiences.
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When the Virus Came Calling: COVID-19 Strikes America has earned three honors: Finalist in the “2020 Best Books Award/Anthology, Nonfiction”; and a “2020 Book of the Year, National Latino Book Club. When the coronavirus struck America, a group of 46 distinguished authors from across America got to work immediately to write poems, personal essays, and short fiction to document how swiftly our lives, our nation, our futures changed within months. By fall of 2020, their combined writings were published as one of the first books to document our historic pandemic’s first seven months.
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Dr. Blandina Cardenas
By: Chuy Ramirez