On President Obama's Executive Order on Immigration Reform

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After the President Obama issued an executive order would prevent the deportation of at least 5 million immigrations who have been in the United States for at least five years and protect those immigrants brought here when they were small children. I wrote an op-ed for the Huffington Post

I want to re-share this article to shed some humanity on the immigration story, as the daughter of immigrants myself, and also encourage people who care about this issue to reach out to their Members of Congress to finally take action.


Reflections on Racial Profiling & Bias and the Need To Take Action

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After Mike Brown was shot, I wrote an op-ed for the Huffington Post on the continued problem of racial profiling or bias in law enforcement that has sometimes ended in tragedy. Since this op-ed was posted in August, a 22 year old black named John Crawford in Ohio was shot in a store for wielding what was mistaken for a real gun, but was in fact a pellet gun. And just this past week, a 12 year old black youth Tamir Rice was shot playing in the park with his BB gun, that law enforcement also mistook for a real gun.

Be A YDA Fighter

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***UPDATE: YDA Fighters will be making phone calls into Louisiana in advance of the December 6th runoff election in support of Mary Landrieu! Follow the links below to sign up.***

When you wake up on November 5th, do you want to wake up knowing that you did everything that you could have to help Democrats win, feeling confident that you played your part to help the Democrats keep control of the Senate and win back our Governors' Mansions?


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