Pisco Sour

Pisco is a distilled spirit made from fermented grape juice (kind of like brandy) that is made in Peru and Chile. It can be found at some liquor stores around the United States. A common drink made with pisco is the pisco sour. Peru and Chile fight bitterly over where...
Tamales de Elote

Tamales de Elote

Welcome again to Mexico and Central America. One food that is common across this area are tamales. Tamales come in many different styles across the region. We’ll be trying our hand at a more simple tamal, the tamal de elote. Recipe 1 Packet of Corn Husks2 Large...
Sopa Tarasca

Sopa Tarasca

On our first stop in the Around the World in 5K, we visit Michoacan, MX. Join us and prepare this delicious soup that comes from this region. Recipe 1 Large Onion (diced)10 cloves of Garlic (minced)6 Roasted and peeled plum tomatoes3 dried ancho chiles2 poblano...

Voting for Immigrants

Voting is a very important task, and it is important to know where candidates stand on different issues. To this end we have created the following guide to help you think about immigration issues and how to speak to candidates to ask their positions on these policies....

New Immigration Fees Target Low-Income Immigrants

Starting in October, US Citizenship and Immigration Services will be increasing many of their fees, putting immigration legal petitions out of reach for many people. For instance, an application for naturalization will increase 83%! It will go from costing the already...

Call Your Representative NOW to Protect DREAMers!

Call your representative NOW to protect dreamers.H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act has passed the House Judiciary Committee and will soon be up for a vote in the US House of Representatives. This bill would provide permanent legal status and a pathway to...

No, the United States Is Not Full!

The President’s recent comments about the United States being full has turned quite a few heads. The insinuation of such a remark is that there is no space here for anyone else. No resources, no food, no energy, nothing for those who need help and assistance....

Changes Bring Hope not Fear

Time brings change; that’s a fact of life. Accompany anyone on a trip to the town they grew up in and you will hear just that fact. “I don’t remember that building.” “When I was younger this road was only two lanes.” “That...
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