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 […]

Damn it feels good to be a normal; Immigrated from Idontgiveafuckistan

By Minhaz An excerpt from The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: Tricia: We have normality. Arthur: Normality, right. We can talk about ‘normality’ til the cows come home. Ford: What is normal. Tricia: What is home. Zaphod: purchase doxycycline, purchase zithromax. What are cows…??? Who of us can say they didn’t desperately cling to normality […]

The 7 annoying types of undocumented people and the politics of being undocumented

Being undocumented means being a lot of things. And this list really does not encompass them all, good and bad. Many are acknowledged already but these, I hope, offer new perspectives on old digs. Now, I am not about bashing others to feel better about myself. I know the details of these categories because I […]