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She was 16

There was not question in my mind about what I had to do. “I’m pregnant and I can’t have this baby…” She said with a tremble in her voice. I looked into her eyes, embraced her with understanding and love.

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Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is drawing fire from immigration reform advocates and anti-immigrant conservatives alike.

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Separate and Uninformed: Discrimination Against Pregnant and Young Latina Mothers in California Schools

A new report by California Latinas for Reproductive Justice reveals that pregnant and parenting young Latinas face systemic discrimination in educational institutions and lack social supports in their communities.

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