Friends, I share this perhaps overly detailed story of my weekend to say how much I appreciate each of you, who have done so much to “welcome…” just one “stranger.” We CAN rally with kindness to shut out hatred, despair, and apathy. On Thursday, December 22, 2016, I received a call from Shalok, an asylum-seeker from Hondruas […]
Follow the link below for extremely useful information from Andrade Legal — Immigration Law in Boise, Idaho. Kudos to María Andrade and her colleagues! And visit the Andrade Legal for even more extremely useful information. The attach PDF refers to a list of bond companies. I have not included the list of bond companies because […]
Rony, a young man forced to leave his home in Guatemala to escape persecution, was detained by immigration officials from July, 2012, until June 6, 2013, when ICE released him after a campaign by United We Dream/END. Ingrid Cruz created this gorgeous image for the campaign because we could not take a camera into the […]
So exciting to work with Education Austin and University Leadership Initiative (ULI) to serve immigrants, whether helping people apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or U.S. citizenship. Looking forward to DACA renewal season.
I can’t sleep tonight, thinking about Antoinette Tuff. What do I learn from her? Certainly not how to “handle” or “deal with” or “manage” or, much less, “confront” a distraught man with guns and ammunition ready to kill a lot of people including himself. In the first place, I don’t expect to ever be in […]
Thank you to the talented and patient Iris Rodríguez Borsegui for designing this website. Silvia Nava Hale and Iris Rodríguez Borsegui smoothed out some of the rougher Spanish translations. Kenyatta Y. Dawson created the logo with its magical plant: half agave, half red yucca. Joseph Raymond Kolker and Louis Raymond Kolker loaned several of their […]