By: Sue Smith The U.S. will end temporary protected status for Salvadorans in 2019. Returning these persons will make an already bad situation worse and is contrary to U.S. interest in stability and security in Central America.
By: Sue Smith Nations agree that people can flee their own country to seek asylum elsewhere. Those same nations take issue when people seek refuge within their own borders. It's time we stop looking the other way.
By: Sue Smith Yerendi arrived in the U.S. with her family when she was 6 months old, fleeing war-torn Guatemala. This 22-year-old is a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, recipient. Now her future is uncertain.
By: Sue Smith The decision to emigrate is a highly individual decision based on many factors. It is never made lightly and isn't without sacrifice for both parents and children. It changes the family dynamics forever.
By: Sue Smith It's easy for many Americans to look at immigrants and wonder why they are here. However, if more people had the opportunity to visit immigrants' countries of origin, they would have a better understanding.