There is zero evidence to conclude Hispanics are assimilating at any slower of a pace than previous waves of immigrants. Still, the furor with which Brokaw’s comment were met seemed disproportionate to the offense.
Hispanic evangelicals are more socially conservative, they support Israel and immigration is not the number one concern for most of them. Also, while immigration reform is badly needed, Hispanic evangelicals, know first-hand the importance of the rule of law at our border.
On the 50th anniversary of his death, all Americans should rightly reflect upon the message of Martin Luther King Jr. and wonder what he would confer upon our nation if he could speak to us once again? What demons would shudder when he called them by name?
“La sabiduría convencional dicta que, en un año electoral de mitad de un período presidencial, ninguno de los partidos políticos tiene mucho apetito por una legislación grande, audaz y potencialmente controversial que pueda distanciarlos de su base política. Tenemos que hacer de este año electoral una excepción a la regla”.
“Todos los padres pueden usar algunos recordatorios cuando se trata de conferencias de padres y maestros, pero los padres de habla hispana e inmigrantes pueden tener desafíos especiales que considerar”.
For millions of parents all around the country, it’s that time of year again for parent-teacher conferences. And yet, while much of our child’s educational success hangs in the balance, many of us approach this critical conversation without a plan.
At a time of the year when children are headed back to school, we should be celebrating, supporting, and helping to make a way for our all of our young people, we are instead embroiled in another political fight.
We are living through the most poisonous political atmosphere most, if not all of us, can remember. After the Republican baseball practice shooting in Alexandria we are presented with a bittersweet opportunity to change course as a nation.