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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16 July 2011 ~ 5 Comments

ATTN: Queer Undocumented Immigrants

This is a shameless plug for a queer undocumented friend of mine who is doing research on queer immigrants and sentiments of belonging. I hope that everyone can take the time to participate and support Marco in his endeavor because he is one of us. Mi nombre es marco antonio flores. I am currently an […]

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15 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Fasting for Immigrant Rights – Sign this pledge

I am fasting officially starting tomorrow. Since I am ill already, lets see how long I hold up. The gym hours may be reduced but I am allowed to drink water. The Diwali sweets may have to wait. Going for 3 days for now. For everyone who enjoys my writing ranging from fiction to non-fiction, […]

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03 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Assimilation makes you fat and other facts – Reject "Assimilation" Part 2

In the study, researchers examined information on more than 13,000 New Yorkers from all five of the city’s boroughs, who voluntarily had their height and weight measured. The data, collected at community-based health centers and hospitals  using this this body fat analyzer between January 2000 and December 2002, was used to calculate each person’s BMI. […]

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02 July 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Immigration Buzzword – Reject "Assimilation"

+++++I hail from the Fiji Islands; My favorite food is Chinese; I root for Italy and Juventus when it comes to football; I am disappointed when India loses a major cricket tournament; I love Pakistani music with Jal as my most favorite band; L-word star Jennifer Beals is my idol while I think Indian soapstar […]

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