DREAM Team LA Speaks about DACA on the Lovett or Leave It Podcast

DREAM Team LA communications spokesperson, Rubi Martinez, was invited to speak on Jon Lovett's weekly political podcast, Lovett or Leave It, sharing her story about being a DACA recipient and undocumented American. The podcast opens with Tom Morello and Chuck D of Prophets of Rage and includes the panel of comedian and television writers to break down the week's events with in-depth analysis and humor, Brittani Nichols, Cord Jefferson, and Jake Fogelnest. Rubi joins the panel to discuss the unce...
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College Graduation 2017

Karen Zapien is the Chief Policy Analyst for DREAM Team Los Angeles. She was invited to speak at the DREAMer graduation commencement at California State University Fullerton where she graduated this year with a BA in Business Administration Accounting. These are her reflections. I think about the traditional American university graduation ceremonies, the usual speeches, that I am beyond honored and genuinely happy to be part of such a strong, educated, and caring college community. That my ...
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Opinion: Trump Conflates and Confuses Many Things with Immigration Remarks

March 18, 2017 By: Kevin Solis President Donald Trump met with German Chancellor Merkel, and during a joint press conference he once again opened up his remarks on immigration by citing negative imagery with his three favorite words, “Radical. Islamic. Terrorism.” Words he always pronounces slowly, taking great pause between them to emphasize “Islamic” and “Terrorism” so that you know they are separate but linked in a common theme to remind you, you are in a war with a religion. That, or he ...
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