06 January 2010 ~ 0 Comments

New Jersey May Become 12th State to Grant Tuition Parity

Two bills (S1036 and A990) would enable New Jersey to join 11 other states in allowing an estimated 1,500 to 2,000 undocumented students per year to pay resident rates provided they maintain good grades, solid character, and attend at least three years of high school in the state. Earlier this week, the New Jersey Assembly […]

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05 August 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Going to Netroots Nations

Change of plans–After months of shying away, I agreed to attend Netroots Nations in Pennsylvania next week and will join the bike riders when I get back to California. And I am happy that Piash is coming along, thanks to America’s Voice! Agenda here. The weight is on me to “sufficiently represent the Dream Activists” […]

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25 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Lessons from New York

I have never been to New York before but it isn’t places that hold importance–it’s people. And sometimes we meet and spend time with people who remind us why we are still residing in this #%#%% country. I remember when I was a kid, I had made a speech about how friendship was the most […]

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08 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments


The last few weeks were thoroughly exhausting. Between the long week in D.C., the non-gay drama (highly boring) of my father and some promigrant bloggers, a horrible court decision against us, the exhausting but exhilarating National DREAM graduation and efforts to save Walter Lara, I am just about ready to move on. But I made […]

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01 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Watch Out for "Undocumented but Undaunted: Immigrant Youth at Work in the Nonprofit Sector"

Exploitation is not waived through consent. It is critical that undocumented labor is not exploited under the pretext that it is unlawful to compensate undocumented students for their work. Doing so serves only to perpetuate a cycle of exploitation, a practice common throughout the history of immigration in this country. America wants and needs undocumented […]

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