Awareness Growing of Abused Immigrant Spouses

She arrives here full of hope. She marries and becomes a mother. The right to stay here depends, however, on her husband’s cooperation. He doesn’t cooperate, but he does begin to beat her and taunt her because of her legal vulnerability.

GOP Deaf to Women’s Polite Pleas, Loud Chants

The women marched, they prayed, they pleaded, they tried to persuade the powers that be in the Grand Old Party to heed their calls for reproductive rights and the needs of the currently poor for economic opportunity. Their answer: loud silence.