The National Tequila Party movement (counter movement to Tea Party extremism has produced a Latino-friendly list) for Latinos who need a guide. The list was based on how DREAM Act views of politicians and/or how they voted on the DREAM Act during that fateful day of December 8, 2010.
We promised not to allow Joaquin Luna’s death to be in vain.
DREAM Act student, Joaquin Luna, recently took his life in Texas. At 18 years old, he had aspirations of becoming an engineer. He was one of ours. He took his life because he felt as an undocumented immigrant he had nowhere to go. He relied and was hoping for the passage of the DREAM Act in December 2010 that could have been passed with only a handful more Senate votes.
Many of us were heartbroken in December 2010 when we saw several youth praying with white knuckled hands hoping for that DREAM Act miracle. These kids and our youth don’t want a free handout. They want to contribute their special talents and hard work to our society. We have an aging baby booming generation we need to think about and it seems like the right fit to have a loving people (my people) care for the aging and our elderly. If it is anything that we are good at, it is caring for our elderly. You rarely see Latino grandparents in nursing homes because we respect them so much that we have to care for them on a personal basis and within our homes. It’s a natural fit to embrace a fix that will only benefit Americans.