Full Text of DREAM Team Los Angeles Reaction to SOTU Address & Republican Response: DREAM Team Los Angeles, undocumented activist youth advocating fo...
My name is Mayra Guadalupe Rubio Limon and I am a dreamer. When Congressman Joe Garcia (D-FL) asked me to join him at the 2014 State of the Union I was thrilled because I knew it would give me a chance to tell my story, and that of the 11 million others that have one just like it.
In an ideal State Of The Union speech Obama would have appeared with his face covered in camo paint like Marlon Brando in Apocalypse Now glowering silently at the gaggle of impaired miscreants otherwise known as Republicans.
We do not know whether Speaker Boehner can muster the political will to bring a bipartisan immigration reform bill to the floor. No bill can pass without support from both sides. But we know that Congress's failure has taken a devastating toll on families.
Community organizing is changing. It's more social media driven and younger. Immigration advocacy alone has brought a new sector of young leaders int...
Perkins should be smart enough to know that comparing anyone to the Nazis is one of the third rails of American political discourse. To compare it to the Occupy movement or a few zealous activists is more than a stretch.
President Obama can do something memorable in his January 28, 2014 State of the Union speech: issue an Executive Order ending the deportation of law-abiding undocumented immigrants. The time for action is now.
Though human trafficking is endemic 365 days a year, it is especially rampant on Super Bowl Sunday. This week is the time for us to urge everyone -- in the shadows of the Super Bowl or the streets of your hometown -- to do your part in helping stop the scourge of human trafficking.
It is not just immigration law that fails children, as the confluence of immigration, criminal justice, and child welfare systems - referred to as the "treacherous triangle" - often interact (or fail to interact) to represent the concerns and best interests of children.
The overwhelming tendency of the Republican Party to define itself almost exclusively by the political opponents it obsessively despises has made the GOP the party of negativity and obstruction.
As new leadership takes the helm at DHS, and as Congress soon begins work on a new round of appropriations, there is no better time to address the wasteful detention bed "quota" or the inappropriate conditions.
This week's State of the Union speech is the beginning of President Obama's final push for immigration reform. It may be his biggest fight yet, and the way it ends will say a lot about who we are as Americans.
Sheriff Youngblood is boldly defying state law, an odd stand by a law enforcement officer sworn to uphold the law. The sheriff's position doesn't encourage confidence in him by the Latino community and many others in Kern County.
Unz has part of the equation right: Raising the wage floor brings up the rest of the economy. But he departs from the progressive view in a key respect: A higher wage floor won't really help workers unless it lifts all equally, built to be as level as it is broad.
In reality, it takes a lot less to detain and exile immigrants with supposed "ordinary" lives for doing ordinary things, like driving their kids to school, than it does to punish the Justin Biebers of the world.
In response to a question in January 16 edition of the Arizona Republic's Saturday Soundoff. A question regarding the hiring of two DREAMers posed t...