NY Grandmother Gives Account of Conditions at US/Mexico Border


'Going to the Border and Seeing the Conditions with My Own Eyes Was Shocking'
By Rachna Daryanani

I’m a grandmother of four, but all the kids in my neighborhood in Queens, New York, seem to believe I’m their grandma, which I encourage.

In the last few years I have become aware of the rise in an attitude of “you versus me.” The “us” in U.S.A. seems to be slowly fading away, and it bothers me tremendously.

I came to the United States in 1984 from Mumbai, India, as a young mother of two, and have worked hard to thank the country of my choice for giving me the chance to better myself.

To read more, click here. Article originally appeared in the August 2019 GR/AR newsletter.