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Monday, September 16, 2019

How many illegal MS-13 gang members’ stabbings, murders, and gang-related crimes does it take until the United States people support securing our borders? This country is not safe right now, and immigration has been simply an issue that we’ve decided to push off for the next man in charge. A…

This summer, while I was in NYC, my friend Gia and I decided to go to Coney Island for the day. I told her that I wasn’t going to bring my wallet because I didn’t want it to get stolen while we were swimming. She told me she couldn’t do that; she had to have her license on her at all times i…

Being undocumented at this time and in this part of the country and surrounded by these political views, is terrifying. When subjected to the prejudice and hate that comes along with being undocumented, immigrants and their children suffer from a multitude of emotional tolls.

Immigrants have come from all over the world seeking a new start or a place of refuge. My grandfather’s family started in Norway. His great-grandfather was an immigrant from Norway. At that time, immigration to the U.S. was booming. If my grandfather’s great-grandfather hadn’t come overseas …

Immigration continues to be the focus of intense national debate by both sides of the political spectrum. On one hand, conservatives believe our border should be kept secure and all immigrants should be thoroughly vetted before entering the country. They believe American citizens have preced…

Monday, May 13, 2019
Monday, May 06, 2019

Being a junior in high school means that, after this year, I will only have one year left to accomplish all of the goals that I had set for myself during high school. I can’t say that I have done everything that I wanted to, but I can say that I have been very busy.

Monday, April 29, 2019
Monday, April 22, 2019

Right now, seniors are the top dogs in their schools. They are the oldest and the most experienced so they know exactly what it’s like going through high school. Seniors are busy with scholarships, college and school, but if they took the time, they would all reminisce about what their high …

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