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 was recently appointed as an immigration attorney for the Undocumented Student Program at UC Berkeley, where she is also a clinical instructor at the East Bay Community Law Center.

02 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

My Brother Nikhil is on TV! – World Aids Day

It was World Aids Day yesterday, I almost forgot had Sony not played My Brother Nikhil. I made sure to record it for my mother and MADE her sit through it. I should own the movie, but haven’t had time to get it. Sanjay Suri (my favorite) plays a champion athlete swimmer who just happens […]

01 December 2007 ~ 0 Comments

Former Fiji Nationals Invited to Apply for Gates Millennium Scholars Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund

The Fiji Embassy in US should ideally be looking for educated and overeducated Fiji Nationals and recruit them. We have a severe problem of brain drain in the country with ethnic coups and the more educated and privileged Indians settling abroad. And yet, the country does not seem to care! The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) […]

29 November 2007 ~ 0 Comments

PL gives $50000 to establish scholarship fund for undocumented

Wealthy entrepeneur has given $50000 to support the Dream of students who are victims of circumstances beyond their control. Opinion DREAM Act should become a reality for kids http://www.azstarnet.com/allheadlines/202264 Our view: Illegal-immigrant students should not pay for parents’ transgressions Tucson, Arizona | Published: 09.21.2007 Congress may soon have the opportunity to stop the systematic punishment […]

19 November 2007 ~ 0 Comments

And so, national security is diametrically opposed to human security

Lets see. Critical Security Studies has been a prime interest since I was 16 years old and running the Terror Talk/Threat Construction Kritik at policy debate tournaments. I won rounds solely on the basis of this — I remember my debate coach once remarked that I never ever used “the threat of Islamic terrorists” or […]