Posts Tagged as ‘undocumented’

b-the-change: Tune into the Colbert Report tonight in support of Jose Antonio Vargas’ petition to “Define American”

When the New York Times published Jose Antonio Vargas’s piece “My Life As an Undocumented Immigrant” it shed  light on a huge issue.  He decided to quit his job as a journalist, and took the risk of coming clean about his immigration status in his hope to launch “Define American” a campaign he hopes will strike up a [...]

July 14, 2011 by Maya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

because we found it: Award winning film tells us why we need immigration reform

Excerpted from our Restore Fairness blog. The passage of Arizona’s draconian anti-immigrant law has thrown the issue of immigration and race into the limelight. With many in Arizona deeply concerned about the specter of racial profiling that SB1070 brings with it, the law has brought attention to the frustration many feel at the federal government’s [...]

May 18, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: You can say what you want about American Apparel’s CEO, but his new letter and co. are very much about immigration

American Apparel is one of the most controversial mainstream companies with the CEO Dov Charney being slapped with numerous sex suits.  This isn’t much of a surprise when one looks at the stores’ ads – many of AA employees are in all-sorts of revealing/compromising positions. But one thing that can be said about the company [...]

September 30, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »

b-activists: New York Immigration Coalition organizes NYC May Day protests (we’ll be there)

Today is May Day! And groups organizing around the issue of fair immigration policies and human rights are sweeping the country. This year’s May Day immigration demonstrations come with a renewed sense of hope after the Obama administration announced plans to tackle comprehensive immigration reform this year. Breakthrough will be at Madison Square Park in [...]

May 1, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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