Unai Montes-Irueste: I weep for the children, ripped from their parents. I even weep for the children who get to remain with their parents, because they too only see cages.
Unai Montes-Irueste: The GOP has a grudge against Obama. But they have a vendetta against the Clintons. And putting Ken Starr’s attack dog on the Supreme Court is a checkmate that lasts a generation.
Unai Montes-Irueste: This week — the week of Commencement — Dartmouth received reports of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officials boarding buses near the College, and asking passengers for documentation. But in acknowledging receipt of this news, the College did not denounce this ICE action.
Unai Montes-Irueste: From the “Southern Strategy,” to the “Reagan Revolution,” to the present day, racial animus has been front and center in white voter targeting and mobilization.
Unai Montes-Irueste: Women who provide care to seniors, or persons with special needs, or other people’s children, are her target demographic.
Fighting For Our Lives! March for our families, jobs, and future. 12 PM @Olumpic + Figureroa, DTLA
Unai Montes-Irueste: We live in a country where very bad things happen to very good people, and we don’t have the time, or luxury to laugh about the fact that Drumpf won’t disavow and repudiate the KKK.
Unai Montes-Irueste: Latino students had to explain why it was that “Cinco de Drinko” fliers featuring caricatures of Mexicans and Mexican Americans were ignorant and offensive.
Unai Montes-Irueste: Intentions are irrelevant. Outcomes are all that matter for those already sleeping on the streets, already locked behind bars; already living in places where hard work and education afford one the privilege to perpetuate the Horatio Alger “pull yourself up by your own bootstraps” lie.
It’s time: Relief to keep families together and justice for low wage workers are way overdue.
Immigrants and Obamacare — At the January 14th ACLU-SoCal Pasadena/Foothills forum, experts will discuss the #Health4All campaign.
Unai Montes-Irueste: It is not only those who are undocumented who strain their wings constantly over the course of a finite life. It is everyone who has ever been stopped because of skin color, or sentenced more harshly because of it.
Unai Montes-Irueste: I was born in the US. I had citizenship. But at six years old my only understanding of citizenship was that it meant potential separation from my family.