Mehrdad Azemun is the National Campaigns Director for National People's Action Campaign.
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Friday, February 24, 2017
Yes, We Can Fight Trump’s Deportation Force
On the same day the Trump administration detailed its cruel plan to target and deport undocumented immigrants , Chicago Public Schools sent some guidance to its principals: “ICE should not be permitted access to CPS facilities or personnel except in the rare instance in which we are provided with a...
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Congress Just Voted to Make Me a Second-Class Citizen
I still remember the day that my family and I became American citizens. We emigrated from Iran and had wound our way through this country’s arcane immigration system for 14 years. After filling out countless forms, enduring endless waits in INS offices and taking the citizenship exam, we were...