Friday, December 21, 2012

'Surviving the Prairies of Illinois'

The 2012 Election and the Specter of Immigration Reform

Surviving the Prairies of Illinois

12.21.12 | by ALEX E. CHÁVEZ  |  Read Article in Counterpunch

CU-Immigration Forum and University YMCA receive national press on Counterpunch in article that examines the relationship between national and local politics around immigration reform. The article makes a fair point that local action around immigration is "accountable" to the people who are affected everyday, whereas national level policy can neglect the way people and families are impacted. 

Kasey Umland and Francisco Baires speak about Jose Antonio Vargas' visit, with a message to keep fighting - and that's exactly what we're doing.