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Congress Needs to Fix Backlog That Silenced 300,000 Potential Immigrant Voters by Passing the Citizenship Act

The Trump administration's citizenship backlog cheated 300,000 immigrants out of exercising their voting rights. It is unfair that they should wait any longer—Congress must ratify the US Citizenship Act of 2021.

Nancy Sharts-Hopko, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, is a professor in the Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania. (Courtesy of Villanova University)
I’m a Catholic Nurse. This Is Why Biden Is The Moral Choice For America.

"Catholic social teaching calls us to affirm the dignity of all people with particular concern for the poor and marginalized; stand for the common good; care for our neighbors; and seek social and distributive justice."

Contrary to the CDC's recommendations, President Trump left Walter Reed Medical Center over the weekend in a car full of Secret Service officers to wave to his supporters (AP Photo/Anthony Peltier).
As Doctors, We Took a Pledge to Do No Harm. Our President Should Too.

We've seen the toll that the coronavirus has taken in hospitals across the country. Despite what President Trump says and does, the coronavirus is dangerous, still spreading, and worthy of being feared.

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Puerto Rico’s New Civil Code Is a Mess. Let’s Debunk It.

Puerto Rico LGBTQI+ community received the Governor's new Civil Code with anger and concern. This is how we see it from where we stand.

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Puerto Rico Non-Profits Can Lead The Way In This Crisis. This Is How We Can All Help.

More Boricuas live elsewhere than on the island, but only 3% of non-profits in Puerto Rico have strategies to engage and seek support from the diaspora, leaving enormous goodwill and resources untapped.