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The cycle of domestic violence

Commentary by Carey Juez-Perez, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Abusive relationships often follow a pattern, known as the “cycle of domestic violence.” Although the cycle might look different in every relationship, three stages take place repeatedly in abusive relationships. The first stage is “tension building.” This begins when tempers flare and anger increases over domestic issues, […]

Hope House helping area residents escape domestic abuse

By Nick Moreno The horrors of domestic violence will affect one in three women during their lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Additionally 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner, and 19 percent of all domestic violence involves a weapon. Hope House exists to help those victims. Its […]

Jimenez shares story of surviving domestic violence

Interview by Tere Siqueira Dos Mundos supports October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. As a show of that support, the newspaper presents the following transcript of a recent interview with Natividad Jimenez, who shared her story of being a victim and survivor of domestic abuse: Dos Mundos: Tell us a little about how your relationship […]

“Dreamers” sharing their stories as Congress tries to save DACA

By Tere Siqueira As Congress tries to save the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), many of the approximately 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who’ve been shielded from deportation by the Obama-era program are sharing their stories. Some DACA recipients – better known as “Dreamers” – have shared videos on social media using the hashtag […]

DHS to begin collecting social profiles of immigrants

By Melissa Arroyo The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering launching new data collection efforts on naturalized citizens and green card holders, according to a recent announcement by the Trump administration. Expected to take effect on Oct. 18 after a public comment period, the new, mass-surveillance effort will seek to “expand the categories […]