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Deporting Love: A Married Couple’s Journey to Stay in the United States

On November 28, 2005, Enrique Gonzalez walked across the border to pursue a safe and prosperous life in the U.S. Afraid of gang recruitment in El Salvador and seeking to escape to a safe place with opportunities to work to help himself and his family, after two days of processing and detention, he was taken (by immigration officials) to a Texas bus station where he was left to find his way in what would become his new home, the United States of America. Thirteen years later, with a U.S. Immigration approved marriage to a citizen, Enrique is being deported.

In the January 2017 Executive Order, Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States, the Trump administration laid out a much wider dragnet authorizing and empowering ICE in the deportation of undocumented.  Unlike the discretion of the Obama Administration, as evidenced in the 2011 Memo, which exercised a great deal of flexibility the Trump Administration's laser-sharp focus is on the numbers! Every undocumented …

Music: John Legend - Preach

Don't Just Preach

This song says it all! If you are disgusted with the Trump administration's inhumane policies on immigration, don't just "preach". Get up, get out, get activated! Call or email your senators and congressmen and women, start a blog of love, acceptance, welcome and good news. Seek out and support those in your community who are suffering!  Please don't disengage!

"I Can't just sit at home. Cant just sit and pray. When I can't find the love and all I see is pain - falling to my knee, though I do believe is I cant just preach!"

Subscribe to and share, like, comment to refute the negativity. Vote! And, whatever you do...don't let them wear you down or beaten into a position of complacency - the worst thing you can do!  Until all immigrants are welcome, until we restore morals, dignity, equality, and respect, we must RISE UP!