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  • Boston Pilot ads connect immigrants
    Finding Irish roots through Boston Pilot newspaper ads
    From October 1831 to October 1921, The Boston Pilot, the city’s Catholic newspaper, helped people locate their relatives and friends through advertisements in its “Missing Friends” or “Information Wanted” column....
  • Immigrant or refugee
    The immigrant children of Central America
    Since October 2013 more than 57,000 children from the “Northern Triangle” region of Central America have survived an arduous and risky trek to the United States. The countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras make up the northern...
  • Immigration
    A common sense compromise on immigration
    By now it should be clear to everyone that the current immigration system is broken and beyond repair. Illegal immigrants flock across the border with seeming impunity. Businesses depend on the labor of these immigrants, even as many US citizens...
  • Sign warning of immigrant crossings
    Time for Obama to get serious about illegal immigrant minors crisis
    President Obama has made it clear that he will not wait for Congress to act on priorities dear to him but for the past two months he has done almost nothing about a real crisis: the thousands of often unaccompanied children from Central American...
  • Osvaldo Fernandez-Aguilar-Maria Lucrecia: Pregnant cleaning lady murder timeline
    Osvaldo Fernandez-Aguilar-Maria Lucrecia: Pregnant cleaning lady murder timeline
    KPRC is reporting today that police have arrested a man who is suspected of brutally attacking a Hispanic cleaning lady at the Eclipse Gentlemen's Club in Houston, TX. Authorities say Osvaldo Fernandez-Aguilar was captured in Cancun, Mexico on...
  • "The Citizen" movie 2013
    'The Citizen' true-story movie possibly based on Faisal Ulvie
    "The Citizen" is a true-story movie possibly based on Kickboxer Faisal Ulvie. It is also inspired by other true events. The movie debuted in 2013. It is directed by Sam Kadi and written by Jazmen Darnell Brown and Sam Kadi. The cast...
  • 'Baby For Sale' movie starring Dana Delaney
    'Baby For Sale' true story of Bill Schneider- Lauren Schneider
    "Baby For Sale" is a true-story movie based on the case of Bill Schneider and his wife Lauren Schneider. "Baby For Sale" originally aired in 2004 on Lifetime. The names were changed to Steve and Nathalie Johnson in the drama....
  • Sacramento City 1849
    Squatters in Sacramento
    Sacramento was laid out on a Mexican land grant given to John Sutter by Governor Alvarado on June 18th, 1841. With the discovery of gold in January 1848 great crowds of miners converged at the confluence of the American and Sacramento rivers where...
  • "Final Sale" based on organ theft cases
    'Final Sale' aka 'The Donor' based on true story organ theft cases
    "Final Sale" is most likely a true-story movie inspired by real cases. "Final Sale" originally aired in 2011 and also has the alternate title of "A Borrowed Life" and "The Donor." There are several organ...
  • Pickaxe attacker rampage
    Pickaxe attacker rampage: Kills 1, injures 4, swinging pickaxe at random people
    A pickaxe attacker went on a rampage in the early morning hours as people were just starting their daily routines and going about their normal business. Can you imagine the fear of seeing a man running down the street with a pickaxe attacking...
  • The Dream Act:  Not such a dream in Arizona
    The Dream Act: Not such a dream in Arizona
    President Obama endorsed, the "Dream Act" in August of 2012. The act allows undocumented immigrants, under age 31 (brought to the US as minors), to apply to be able to stay and work in the US temporarily without fear of getting deported,...
  • Obama-Rose Garden
    NYIC Press Release: Coalition Applauds Obama Immigration Policy Providing Relief
    A struggle that began more than a decade ago with the introduction of the Dream Act in Congress took a major turn today with the announcement that the Department of Homeland Security would provide relief from deportation for certain young people...
  • Illegal Immigrants
    Illegal immigrants and Georgia Colleges, Universities and Technical Schools
    After flying through the Senate, Bill 458, Sponsored by Georgia Senator Barry Loudermilk. R., (Cassville), barring illegal immigrants from the State’s higher education offerings in the state of Georgia passes on a 39-14 vote. Currently...
  • Immigration
    Imago Dei and the Immigrant
    Most people in Tennessee vote pro-life.This is a state with values.People still go to church on Sundays, families still eat dinner together at night, and children are expected to mind their manners.The pro-life message is one that recognizes the...
  • Map of Philippines
    What does it mean to be Filipino-American?
    Lysley Tenorio is a bold new voice for the Filipino-American experience. His first time collection of eight stories, Monstress (Ecco, $13.99), is gritty, authentic and at times profound. Tenorio has a skill with details, whether it be...