Ruben Navarrete Jr. is an Uncle Tom

By I. Cruz I. Cruz is an immigrants rights activist and community organizer in Mississippi.      What did I think when I read Ruben Navarrette’s comments? If he only spent enough time spreading that vitriol against the 1%, against Obama for not having a harsh enough stance against NDAA, if he focused that energy […]

Operation Cross Check And The Detention Of Martin Berrospe Yepez (Op Ed)

Fernando Romero Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is also the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an immigrant-rights […]

Man Died In Administrative Limbo While In Immigration Detention (Op Ed)

By Fernando Romero Originally published on Huffington Post Latino Voices March 19, 2012 On the morning of Friday, February 24, I got out of bed with my usual swagger. I made a pot a coffee, a light breakfast and started getting ready for work. Still with lazy eyes, I started answering some e-mails when my […]

Immigration Reform and Unionization; Dining Hall Workers Seek Justice For All Workers (Op Ed)

By Fernando Romero   Originally published on Huffington Post Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012   No one would’ve thought that the immigration debate would make a stop in the cookie-cutter community of Claremont, California. But the recent firing of 16 kitchen staff workers at Pomona College has caught national attention and caused immigrant rights groups and […]