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Tolu Olubunmi
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Tolu Olubunmi is a public policy expert and social entrepreneur working on immigrants’ rights issues in Washington, D.C. She began her career in public affairs as a fellow with the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), advocating for passage of the DREAM Act. Over the years, Tolu has had the privilege of sharing her expertise and personal story with the White House, Congress, TIME magazine, numerous national organizations and media outlets.

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WEF: 15 women changing the world in 2015

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2015 | 9:41 AM

In recognition of International Women's Day on Sunday, March 8th, I am honored to join the World Economic Forum in celebrating women who are making a difference all over the globe.

Women whose names we know and many who we will never know...

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Help for the Weary Traveler

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2014 | 5:23 PM

Last night, in the midst of mounting frustration over the foot-dragging on immigration reform and executive action, I attend a fundraiser organized by Church World Service (CWS) and National Justice For Our Neighbors (NJFON). The event was to raise money to support the incredibly important work...

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A Year Ago Today...

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2014 | 1:49 PM

A year ago today, I stood where I could not have imagined I ever would. On June 11, 2013 I had the privilege of introducing President Barack Obama at the White House before his speech on immigration reform.

The year gone by hasn't dimmed the image of...

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An Immigrant's Life, Defined

(79) Comments | Posted June 12, 2013 | 10:54 AM

As an undocumented immigrant living in America, I've always refused to be defined -- or confined -- by my immigration status. I am so much more than just an immigrant; I am a college graduate, an engineer by training, a sorority sister, a peer counselor, a volunteer for abused women...

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