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Stand for the Rights and Welfare of Undocumented Immigrants. Unite the Families in the Diaspora.

Press Statement

November 12, 2015


Melissa Harris, Anakbayan New Jersey

(470) 309-2265anakbayannj@gmail.com

Stand for the Rights and Welfare of Undocumented Immigrants. Unite the Families in the Diaspora: Anakbayan NJ joins Saint Peter’s University vigil for un-documented immigrants… 504 more words

Defining who is a United States Citizen

Many, including people from Mexico, South America, and Asia immigrate to the United States for economic reasons (Germano, 2010), the deleterious remains of unscrupulous companies in the wake of NAFTA’s promise of cheap labor and lack of restrictions (Bigelow, 2006 p 97); forces that have been highly publicized, such as gangs; and drug production in Mexico and other South American countries (Greenblatt, 2014). 1,591 more words


"Wake Me Up" lifts a heartfelt plea for a generation of dreamers

Aloe Blacc’s gravelly voice and moving video speaks of hope when all seems lost

This song brings me to tears. Every time. And it’s not just because the lyrics speak to me so, and because of the honest soulfulness of Aloe Blacc’s vocal performance. 1,034 more words


Remedy for Illegal Immigration

By: Susan Bea Good

I’ve written a few times, here, here, and here, about my views on the culpability and vulnerability of illegal immigrants living in the US. 565 more words

Illegal Immigration

Can You Hear Me Now? Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Finally Talks

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie took time after his whirlwind tour of upstate New York to talk to me on the phone about the changes in Albany this past year, which saw him replace scandal-scarred former Speaker Sheldon Silver, and the challenges he foresees going forward. 2,009 more words

Bill De Blasio

BC engaging our community on issues of Equity and Inclusion

Cool things are happening on and around the BC campus every day.  I could walk you through any dozen entertaining and enlightening offerings in the past seven days (and that would barely cover sporting events alone), but with all due respect to all the great things that happen here daily, let me focus on one that took place this week that truly speak to the diversity and pride we see 24/7/365 at Bakersfield College. 362 more words


I have just finished reading a book called “DREAMERS An Immigrant Generation’s Fight for Their American Dream.” The author, Eileen Truax, is a journalist and herself an immigrant The book was inspired by the stories of many immigrants she unearthed when assigned by “La Opinion” (Los Angeles) to cover the Mexican-American community.  165 more words