Quick Takes – Mueller Report, Veronica Escobar, Asylum Seekers and Border Mic Podcast

Time seems to have compressed for me recently with too many projects going on at the same time. The politics of the nation are not standing by as national debates on Russian interference and Donald Trump obstruction continues to dominate the national debate. As if that isn’t enough, the issue of asylum seekers and immigration… Read More Quick Takes – Mueller Report, Veronica Escobar, Asylum Seekers and Border Mic Podcast

Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

I am a legal immigrant and I fear ICE. In today’s episode I discuss why abolishing ICE is the wrong debate. Instead, America should return to the three agencies it had before 9/11 – Immigration and Naturalization, Customs and Border Patrol. This would eliminate the call to abolish ICE and focus the debate on the… Read More Border Mic – Episode 8 – I Am a Legal Immigrant and I Fear ICE

Border Mic – Episode 5 – Ronald Reagan My Favorite American President

Donald Trump loves to channel Ronald Reagan as a strong president. The Republicans believe Ronald Reagan was one of the best presidents. Guess what? I think Ronald Reagan was one of the best American presidents. Ronald Reagan wanted open borders. Ronald Reagan believed in immigrants and Mexicans. In today’s podcast I talk about why Ronald… Read More Border Mic – Episode 5 – Ronald Reagan My Favorite American President

Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish

In episode of number 4 of the Border Mic, I discuss the issue of speaking English in order to assimilate into America. The argument that to be an American you need to speak English misses a fundamental reality. That is that Spanish is as American as Apple Pie. Spanish is native to America. In the… Read More Border Mic – Episode 4 – Assimilate Into America by Speaking Spanish