Representative Joe Garcia (D-Fl)
This year, we honored Representative Joe Garcia (D-FL) for playing a central role in fighting for reform. Rep. Garcia gave a powerful speech, which captivated the guests.
Congratulations to Arianna Huffington
This month we are honoring Arianna Huffington—esteemed author, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post— for her commitment to immigration reform and for being one of the most politically influential immigrants of the early twenty-first century. She is a role model for immigrants living in this country. Also, BIG congratulations to Arianna on the recent release of her new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder.
High School Sophomore - Chicago
I am a sophomore in high school. You know how bad it feels to know that I have no future in this country? I have good grades in school. I have A’s B’s and my GPA is 3.5, which is not bad. I really want to go to college, but you should know why I can’t. I am not a resident or citizen of the U.S. We Hispanic ...“aliens” are the people that actually do want a future and want to be something in life…