Juan Escalante

Ireland Waves ‘Hello’ to the Undocumented Community in the United States

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Well, sort of. As a resident of a small college town in North Florida, I can say with certainty that it is business as usual. Local bars are promoting their Irish-themed drinks, people are testing what shade of green will be appropriate for their beer, while others are just looking for […]

  • Mar 16, 2015
  • 12:20 AM

Iowa Pastor Set for Deportation

Max Villatoro, a long time Iowa resident, is currently at the brink of deportation. The Mennonite pastor, and father of four U.S. citizen children, was picked up by ICE last week as he headed to work early in the morning. Since then, the Iowa community has rallied behind Max and his family, ensuring that every […]

  • Mar 11, 2015
  • 9:09 PM

Lessons from Iowa

I will confess, I am a bit behind and still reeling in from the travesuras in Iowa. By now, many of you have read up about how Governor Rick Perry was interrupted during his speech at Steve King’s Freedom Summit. However, despite the success of our action and our continued commitment to hold all politicians […]

  • Jan 28, 2015
  • 4:21 PM

Why Is #AskTheWhiteHouse Not Including Tough Questions About Immigration?

White House Refuses to Answer ‘Tough’ Questions on Immigration During Skype Chat Whether it was Microsoft or the White House screening the questions, you can be certain of one thing: The White House has no interest in answering to criticism or challenging questions. I blogged this for the Huffington Post last week. Today, I received […]

  • Dec 19, 2013
  • 12:37 PM