Her name is Bahar: it means spring. She brings rain on the burning fires and life to the dead souls. Her heart reflects her journey: it is beating strongly but is full of scars. Her heart does not look perfect: It has places where pieces have been removed and others put in which don’t fit […]Continue Reading →
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This card with my name and fingerprint on it, also records my official Alien Number, assigned to me by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service.
We are now at the end of our ninth year of […]Continue Reading →
Here in Illinois, where I live, we’ve gained a national infamy for corrupt politics. In fact, we’ve had four former governors imprisoned in as many decades. On Wednesday, while in Washington , D.C., I got to hear from two Illinois elected officials who have each also spent time in jail—but whom I believe […]Continue Reading →