Thursday, May 20, 2010

DREAM activists face deportation


Three young immigrant rights activists speak with Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez of Democracy Now! on Thursday, May 20th. The three are all facing possible deportation after their arrest in a sit-in on Monday at the offices of Republican Senator John McCain.

Mohammad Abdollahi is an Iranian-born immigrant rights activist and co-founder of a web portal for undocumented students called DreamActivist.org. Yahaira Carrillo is student at Rockhurst University in Kansas and the founder of the Kansas Missouri Dream Alliance. Lizbeth Mateo is an organizer with DREAM Team Los Angeles.

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2 Comments:

At 6:49 PM , Blogger MsAfropolitan said...

I can't say Obama's position is completely enviable!

 
At 4:11 PM , Blogger Don Thieme said...

You are very perceptive. He could very well have promised more than he can deliver.

 

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