15 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Open Letter to the Immigrant Rights Movement: Our Families Can’t Wait

  I am cross-posting this letter, which was initiated by DRM Action Coalition, and signed by over 80 immigrant youth leaders. You can probably still sign on here in solidarity. Buzzfeed has the story. I disagree with the false binary setup in the Buzzfeed headline, but the letter is worth a read. Open Letter to the […]

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11 January 2014 ~ 4 Comments

Community Voices: “The Reality Is My Family Cannot Afford An All Or Nothing Hardline on Citizenship”

This week, Jose Patino of “The Dream is Now” fame wrote great article on “What the undocumented community needs out of immigration reform” which raised a lot of eyebrows.  Friend of this blog, Cesar Vargas, Founder of DRM Action, reiterated that undocumented youth leaders are loyal to their communities, and not beholden to either party. Around […]

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22 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Warning: If You Were Born on a Military Base, You Might Be Deportable!

The US Constitution states that a US citizen can’t be deported unless he has committed treason or terrorism. Not one part of the US Government is looking into my case of a US citizen being deported. I was sent back to England where I have no family and had to live in the streets until […]

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29 March 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Speaking Out – Gay and Undocumented (Part 2)

My parents brought me here without a choice and basically rejected me for being gay… I didn’t know how I was going to survive. -Ben With the endless bickering and politics of organizing hanging like a sword over my head, I feel quite jaded and unenthusiastic about life on most days.  And when I get […]

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31 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Foucault on Geography and Population

“One might wonder, as a conceit or a hypothesis, whether geographical knowledge doesn’t carry within itself the circle of the frontier, whether this be a national, departmental or cantonal frontier; and hence, whether one shouldn’t add to the figures of internment you have indicated–that of the madmen, the criminal, the patient, the proletariat–the national internment […]

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