Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D.

Prosy Abarquez Delacruz, J.D. Prosy Abarquez-Delacruz, J.D. writes a weekly column for Asian Journal, called “Rhizomes.” She has been writing for Asian Journal Press for 9 years now. She contributes to Balikbayan Magazine. Her training and experiences are in the field of science, food technology, law and community volunteerism for 4 decades. She holds a B.S. degree from the University of the Philippines, a law degree from Whittier College School of Law in California and a certificate on 21st Century Leadership from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. She has been a participant in NVM Writing Workshops taught by Prof. Peter Bacho for 4 years and Prof. Russell Leong. She has travelled to France, Holland, Belgium and Mexico and 22 national parks in the US, in pursuit of her love for arts.

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‘Documented,’ the film: The truth of a son’s struggle to be reunited with his mother in the context of a broken immigration system

[Editor’s note: This column was originally published in May 2014, but was edited and updated to reflect the current immigration debate in the United States.]  “IMMIGRATION is by definition a gesture of faith in social mobility. It is the expression … Continue reading

March 25, 2017

Authentic power and external power: Trusting God and others

“AUTHENTIC power feels good. It is doing what you are supposed to be doing. It is fulfilling. Your life is filled with meaning and purpose. You have no doubts. You have no fears. You are happy to be alive. You … Continue reading

March 11, 2017

An open letter to 45th US president, my Lolo Donald!

“WHEN the Americans and Soviets stopped rattling nuclear sabers and stoking proxy wars, I don’t think love had much to do with it, or empathy either. And though I like to think I have as much empathy as the next … Continue reading

March 04, 2017

America in transition

(Part I of II)  “LIFE is much more important than the making of dollars. It should be about passion for doing production about people and its relations to everybody else, where there is respect in the society amongst nationalities, amongst … Continue reading

February 25, 2017

Yosemite National Park: The site of the magical firefall

“YOSEMITE Park is a place of rest, a refuge from the roar and dust and weary, nervous, waiting work of the lowlands, in which one gains the advantage of both solitude and society. Nowhere will you find more company of … Continue reading

February 18, 2017

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