Blogs

14.August.13

What I’ve Learned

To be honest, I didn’t know what I was signing up for when I accepted my internship at the Center for Community Change. I wanted to work on immigration reform because of my past work in labor organizing and Asian American Pacific Islander civic engagement.  Though these areas are closely aligned with the immigration reform Read More >>

13.August.13

A Story Worth Covering

A so-called “rally” with Republicans’ leading anti-immigrant spokesman, Rep. Steve King (R-IA), flopped big time this week. While the event was widely publicized as a national kickoff to stir up opponents of reform, attendance went far below the expected turnout, with a reported meager 14-60 immigration opponents showing up to welcome the notoriously offensive and Read More >>

6.August.13

Why I Was Arrested

I was arrested for Oscar Alfaro. Oscar came to the U.S. to escape poverty and make enough money to support his family. Now, he fears being deported and separated from his wife and daughters. Last year, Oscar was served with a deportation order to leave the country. After receiving support from numerous elected officials and Read More >>