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Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

Photo courtesy of Berta Romero

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Apr 29 The Gift of Voice
Monica Speight

We are all born with gifts that often lead us to our careers.  Some gifts are obvious, like singing, dancing, or writing, while others are not as obvious. I fall into the not so obvious category.

Mar 28 Community and the Individual
Gabriel Garcia

My mother was fifteen years old when I was born; my father was just seventeen. There are even pictures of me in my mom’s high school yearbook from the year that she graduated. Being teenage parents was not easy for them, and looking back I have no idea how they adapted. However, I know for a fact they could not have done it without the support they received from our very large extended family.

Apr 29

Washington, DC -  Today, Rep. Raul Grijalva (AZ-7) introduced H. Res. 708, expressing Congressional support for comprehensive immigration reform that would remove unnecessary barriers to legal immigration and repeal 20-year-old laws that have criminalized millions of immigrants. The Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) joins the Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC), 31 original Congressional co-sponsors, and 85 supporting organizations to applaud Rep. Grijalva's leadership in standing up against unjust policies that have disproportionately impacted immigrant and refugee communities for so long.

Apr 19

Washington, DC -- Asians Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) Beyond Bars, a coalition of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations, community leaders, and directly impacted individuals, joins 39 organizations in an effort to improve the lives of incarcerated and formerly-incarcerated people.

Apr 18

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court began oral arguments for United States v. Texas, a lawsuit challenging the legality of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration that would provide deportation protection for millions of undocumented individuals and the parents of lawful permanent residents and U.S. citizens.