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What the Presidential Debates Missed

What the Presidential Debates Missed

by Daniel Nardini The first round of the U.S. presidential debates were held this week. Whether people think that Hillary Clinton “won” that debate or Donald Trump “won” that debate… Read more »

Will Joshua Holt be Freed?

Will Joshua Holt be Freed?

by Daniel Nardini U.S. Vice-president Joe Biden as well as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry have now become involved in trying to get a U.S. citizen named Joshua Holt… Read more »

The Chichimeca War

The Chichimeca War

by Daniel Nardini With the end of the Aztec Empire and the Spanish destruction of Tenochtitlan (the Aztec’s capital) in 1521, many history textbooks teach us that the conquest of… Read more »

The Second Spanish Attempt to Conquer Mexico

The Second Spanish Attempt to Conquer Mexico

by Daniel Nardini It is not very well known that the Spanish Empire tried in fact to retake Mexico after Mexico succeeded in gaining independence in 1821. Even though Mexico… Read more »

How the U.S.-Mexico Border Became Militarized

How the U.S.-Mexico Border Became Militarized

by Daniel Nardini The blockading of the U.S.-Mexico border was a relatively recent phenomenon. From 1848 until 1969 (121 years), the border between Mexico and the United States was a… Read more »

The Unwanted Border Wall

The Unwanted Border Wall

by Daniel Nardini Whatever decisions are being made either in Washington, D.C., or on the Donald Trump presidential campaign trail, there is no question that the idea of a border… Read more »

Why the Cuban Adjustment Act is Still Needed

Why the Cuban Adjustment Act is Still Needed

by Daniel Nardini Nine foreign ministers in Central and South America sent a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama stating that the Cuban Adjustmen Act should be rescinded and that… Read more »

Bringing Separated Families Together

Bringing Separated Families Together

by Daniel Nardini One of the great tragedies of the current immigration system is that families who have one parent who is undocumented and unable to attain legal status may… Read more »

The Church for All the Races

The Church for All the Races

by Daniel Nardini When many people think about the Church of Latter Day Saints (i.e. the Mormons), they think about people of white European origin. Fifty years ago most people… Read more »

Giving a Former Gang Member Another Chance

Giving a Former Gang Member Another Chance

by Daniel Nardini I always believe in giving a person another chance for when they realize they did something wrong and are truly repentant. This is the case of Ricardo… Read more »