08 September 2017 ~ 0 Comments

DACA Repeal

Hello friends, I haven’t blogged in a while. The Trump Administration is keeping me busy. Sometimes I wonder why I chose this life, and then I have to remind myself that sometimes we don’t choose our destiny. Sometimes, we just have to figure out that we are where we are because it was meant to […]

Continue Reading

Tags:

25 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What To Do When Your DACA Renewal Is Delayed

First, lets try to make sure your renewal is not delayed. Apply at least 6 months in advance and use the mailer that you received with your last work permit for the renewal for a more speedy turn-around. However, if you do everything right, and your renewal is still delayed, here is what you can […]

Continue Reading

14 April 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Lessons from Traveling Abroad

  You just received a green card, or advance parole, and want to travel internationally? First of all, congratulations are in order! If this is your first time traveling abroad in a while, here are some things you should do or bring before your trip. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 1. Obtain a money belt that straps to your body to […]

Continue Reading

21 November 2014 ~ 13 Comments

Executive Action on Immigration: Good, Bad, and Ugly

I went to bed last night mentally doing a checklist of everyone I know who qualifies and does not qualify under the President’s immigration action. As a community advocate and formerly undocumented immigrant, the word that most aptly describes last night is “bitter-sweet.” While the announcement is not enough, we do need to celebrate our […]

Continue Reading

15 November 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Executive Action On Immigration – Who You Should Thank Before the Party Gets Out of Control

For more than a year now, I have worked with the grassroots movement trying to secure broad administrative relief from President Obama on immigration. I co-authored the Not1More Blue Ribbon Commission Recommendations to the President in the Spring. Just a few months ago, we were quite unpopular amongst advocates in the Beltway, who were asking […]

Continue Reading