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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US Immigrants in Los Angeles Fear of Trump’s Chasers

DREAM Team LA activists sat down with Der Spiegel, Germany's top news agency, to talk about the undocumented realities under President Trump. Originally published in Spiegel Online http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/donald-trump-versetzt-einwanderer-in-angst-das-sagen-menschen-in-los-angeles-a-1138304.html {Translated from German} US immigrants in Los Angeles fear of Trump's Chasers Raids, mass arrests, deportations: Knallhart is implementing Donald Trump's immigration policy. Ma...
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