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Maegan Ortiz

Maegan Ortiz
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NYRican in LA Media Mami Maker. Regular contributor at Politic365.com writing about immigration, police brutality, and other LA/NYC Latin@ issues. Follow me on twitter @mamitamala.

Sunday Morning Shows: GOP Senators on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Many of the Sunday morning talking head programs focused on the National Security Agency’s surveillance program, but some did look at comprehensive immigration reform,...

Family Unity Provisions in Immigration Bill Tied to Health Outcomes for...

Today, Human Impact Partners (HIP), a policy research organization based in Oakland, released the findings from a new report that aims to shed light...

Advocates Decry Gov. Brown’s Plan to Cut $900 Million from County...

Last Friday, advocates and ethnic media representatives gathered at the Asian Pacific American Legal Center in Los Angeles to bring attention to who stands...

Day Without Sugar Challenges Latino Eating Habits but not Food Advertising

As reported by KUHF, Arte Público Press, a publishing house known for promoting Latino authors and maintaining Latinos’ literary history, is sponsoring a Day...

Missing the Detention & Deportation Forest for the Immigration Reform Tree

Seemingly lost in much of the congratulatory messaging surrounding the "Gang of 8" immigration reform bill passing by a bipartisan vote of 13-5 from...

What are We Signing Onto When We Sign On to Immigration...

Last week the Judiciary Committee of the Senate discussed and debated amendments to S. 744,  the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act...

New Study Shows Growing Latino Path to College but Challenges Remain

This week the Pew Research Center released an analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau that shows an increase in Latino college enrollment...

Immigrants, Latinas Likely Negatively Impacted by Plan B ID Requirements

When someone of any age has a headache, she doesn’t worry about carrying government issued identification to purchase over the counter pain medication, but...

Colorado DREAMers to Access In-State Tuition

Yesterday at Metropolitan State University in Denver, Colorado’s Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law Senate Bill 33, also known as the ASSET bill,  granting...

Mothers of One Police Plaza Seek Music & Lyrics for Sons...

In Argentina’s Plaza de Mayo, mothers and grandmothers marched wearing white handkerchiefs with the names of their children and grandchildren “disappeared” by a military...