Justin B. Fung

Tag: dream act

Standing with DREAMers

This morning I sat in the Senate Gallery in the U.S. Capitol with about a hundred immigrant youths to show my support for and solidarity with these DREAMers. And sitting with them, hands clasped, heads bowed, lips praying, the reality of their situation hit home to me. These young people, brought to the United States […]

Back in the District

Got back to DC last Thursday. Leave for Illinois next Tuesday. That’s the news for now, folks. Though there may/will be news coming … P.S. In non-me-related news, the Senate Republicans united to defeat a cloture motion that would allow the Defense Authorization bill, including the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” repeal and the DREAM Act; […]

Thanksgiving Immigration Update

On Immigration (courtesy of Immigration Impact): Lou Dobbs, fresh off the heels of his CNN departure and perhaps looking to prime an important constituency, tries to soften his anti-immigrant tone to curry favor with the Hispanic population, and is confronted by Telemundo’s MarĂ­a Celeste. Honestly, I find it a little hard to believe that he’s […]

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