Immigration Attorney

Prerna Lal Prerna Lal created a historic national network of undocumented youth to organize for the DREAM Act and fight against deportations. A social media strategist, her pioneering use of online communications to stop deportations has become standard among organizations across the country. She is a graduate of The George Washington University Law School, and currently works as an immigration attorney at a Washington D.C. non-profit.

12 August 2015 ~ 1 Comment

The Complete and Utter Frauds At U.S. Bank Mortgage Department

I entered the wonderful and tumultuous joys of home ownership last year. After all, rents in cities across the country are sky-high enough to make home ownership cheaper. Insert some fake platitude about the American dream here. We love our home, and have upgraded it a lot since our purchase. We’re also prompt in making our monthly mortgage […]

15 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The Shameless Exploitation of A Tragedy In San Francisco

  Crossposted from Medium The tragic death of Kate Steinle in San Francisco, allegedly at the hands of an undocumented immigrant, has conservatives gleefully trying to vilify all immigrants as criminals, and liberal politicians scrambling for cover by trying to roll back hard-fought local sanctuary city protections that keep immigrant families together. The mainstream media […]

02 July 2015 ~ 0 Comments

ICE Releases Woefully Inadequate Transgender Guidance

Crossposted from Medium – Advancing Justice | AAJC Responding to grassroots pressure from advocates, and mounting criticismfrom congressional leaders such as Mike Honda (D-Calif.), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unveiled an 18-page memorandum for the care of transgender immigrants in detention this week. While these guidelines are a step in the right direction and long […]

19 June 2015 ~ 0 Comments

White House Official Shamed Off the Stage at Annual Conference of Immigration Lawyers

Crossposted at LatinoRebels White House advisor, Cecilia Muñoz, was met with silence, jabs and jeers, and booed off the stage at the annual American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) conference yesterday. Several immigration attorneys and advocates who have been at the frontlines of the fight to end the detention of refugee mothers and children stood up […]

31 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Pretextual Airport Stops

  Recently, while traveling from Washington D.C. to sunny Florida, Transportation and Security Administration (TSA) sent me to secondary inspection at the airport. Apparently, my bag had an object that they could not identify. They asked me to identify the object on the screen and I was baffled. It was deep in my 50 gallon […]