As Governor Jan Brewer addressed the Arizona Legislature in her state of the state speech Monday, protesters took over the state House lobby, demanding that Brewer rescind an executive order denying driver's licenses to Arizona DREAMers who qualify for President Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood ... More >>
Andiola's tearful account of the arrest of her mom and brother
Nationally-known Arizona DREAM Activist Erika Andiola has reported that her mother and brother were arrested last night at their home by agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Above is Andiola's tearful recounting of the ra ... More >>
Pearce confronts DREAM Act students in 2010I'll have more to say soon about recalled former state Senate President Russell Pearce's Tuesday appearance at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Senate Bill 1070. There was some good stuff in the nearly two hour donnybrook, especially from U.S. S ... More >>
Jack Harris, the career Phoenix cop whose controversial tenure as chief ended abruptly a few months ago, has been named as a surprise recipient of the national Freedom From Fear Award.Jack Harris wins a Freedom From Fear awardTo be sure, the honor isn't one that would be doled out by the Fraterna ... More >>
Erika Andiola can show you papers -- a national award, her diploma, and more.
Undocumented Arizona State University graduate Erika Andiola won the Freedom from Fear Award this morning, a national prize given to immigration activists by the U.S. Democracy Program and Special O ... More >>
Griselda NevarezEducators or politicians?It isn't just undocumented students upset with the Maricopa Community Colleges Governing Board anymore.
State politicians and business leaders showed up at last night's board meeting to condemn Maricopa Community Colleges' recent tuition hike targetin ... More >>
Celso MirelesLaurita Moore, an educator and an activist, giving the board hell.The first person to stand up and address the board at yesterday evening's Maricopa Community College Board meeting wanted to inform them about the Model UN team's successes at Chandler-Gilbert Community College.
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Maricopa Community Colleges board member Debra Pearson can expect an earful at tomorrow's meeting in Tempe.
The Maricopa Community College Governing Board is meeting tomorrow at the District Support Services Center in Tempe and it's expecting company -- protesters demonstrating against th ... More >>
Pearce goes ballistic when he's confronted by some of those he's victimizedCheck out this priceless video, a link to which was sent to me by Carmen Cornejo, executive director of CADENA, an Arizona group of professors and professionals who lobby for the DREAM Act. That's the proposed legislation tha ... More >>