What the difference is between a refugee and an asylum-seeker. The number of fatal terrorist attacks on U.S. soil perpetrated by refugees. Where in the executive order you can find the "Muslim ban." What the current vetting process is for refugees. Why President Obama "banned" Cuban "refugees" near the end of his term.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. -Matthew 5:9
“If we want security, let us give security; if we want life, let us give life; if we want opportunities, let us provide opportunities.”
It's been a good time and a half so far, and if I'm not careful, this may turn into more than just a one-summer seasonal job.
As I've probably referenced before, I don't exactly come from a background of people who travel the world. My childhood vacations were to Colorado and Port Aransas, Texas. I wrote a post not long ago about my restlessness to get out and go somewhere. I did not end up leaving the country, but I did… Continue reading Why Americans Don’t Get Out Much
My mom no longer prods me to post--probably because I'm in the same country with her. As it happens, though, some of my Tico friends have expressed concern as to if I'm still alive since I don't facebook/skype/post much anymore. It's funny, because one thing that kept me going in Costa Rica, especially in the… Continue reading I’m a Senior in College, and I’m Surviving
A year ago today, I had been in Costa Rica for three days. I wrote a post about differences in customs that immediately struck me as odd. I went back and read that post near the end of my time in Costa Rica and had to laugh because those customs ended up being the least… Continue reading Things I’m Having Trouble Readjusting To