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"Know Your Rights Training" Explains Immigration Laws on Campus

Originally published on Advance at UNM

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers cannot enter a classroom during class time without permission, about 220 people were told at a “Know Your Rights” training Sept. 851 more words


Know Your Rights

This informational piece (which includes several images and more) is about knowing your rights, and how to interact with the Police.  If you do have a Police encounter knowing these basic rules will work in your favor and will ensure the safety of both you and any Police Officer(s) you come into contact with. 86 more words


Who empowers who?

Lawyers are there to guide, assist and advise their clients.

They are meant to empower them, to help them take on a legal challenge. They are meant to help fight your corner – no matter what legal issue that may be. 310 more words


Sports and Black Lives

We never left the ‘hood, we bring our people with us.

Marshawn Lynch is one of my favorite NFL players and for a girl who doesn’t watch football that is saying a whole lot. 1,402 more words

Civic Engagement

Ensuring Equal Justice and Language Access for Limited English Proficient Population

I am glad to be a part of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association’s (NAPABA) presentation and report on “Language Access and Asian Pacific Americans: Progress and Challenges” at the 2017 NAPABA convention in Washington D.C. 59 more words

Know Your Rights

Freedom of Speech Limitations

This is a follow up to last week’s Take A Knee post about the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.  A reader asked if freedom of speech was absolute, which was a terrific question.  464 more words

Government Crash Course

VIDEO Bring Your Bible to School Day, Oct 5th

Bring Your Bible to School Day! On this day — this year’s event is Oct. 5 — thousands of students across the whole country will share God’s hope and celebrate religious freedom by doing something simple, yet powerful: They’ll bring their Bibles to school and talk about it with friends. 284 more words