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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.

Report Accuses LA Sheriff’s Dept. of Profiling Latinos During Vehicle Impounds

The issue of car impounds in the Los Angeles area has made its way into the city’s mayoral debate with candidate Eric Garcetti recently...

Los Angeles Youth Want More Than a Vote When it Comes...

In the aftermath of the tragedy that was the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting and in the shadows of a nationally followed “manhunt” for...

The Path to Citizenship – Making Americans in Waiting Voters in...

The current debate on comprehensive immigration reform is centered on the idea of a path to citizenship for the over eleven million undocumented in...

Michigan DREAMers Get Driver’s Licenses; Struggles Go On Elsewhere

While some considered President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) a success others were concerned about what it meant for the day...

White House Promotes Immigration But Passes Buck on Deportations

Immediately following President Barack Obama’s highly anticipated speech in Las Vegas, Nevada last Tuesday featuring his principles for comprehensive immigration reform, the White House...

Occupy LA Sues City, LAPD Chief Beck & Mayor Villaraigosa

On December 20th, some of those arrested when Occupy Los Angeles was removed from City Hall lawn on November 30, 2011 gave the city,...

Parents and Children Being Thrown Off The Immigrant Rights Cliff

Once again, advocates, activists, and immigrants themselves are being told to wait for action on immigration reform because making sure that the country doesn’t...

LA Mayoral Wannabe & Supporters Protest Debate Shut Out

With just seven weeks before Los Angeles city citizens receive their mail in ballots, the race for mayor of the City of Angels is...

Is Emanuel Pleitez the Underdog LA is Looking for?

Emanuel Pleitez wants to be the next mayor of Los Angeles, but the 29 year old resident of El Sereno is one of many...

World AIDS Day 2012: Communities of Color and an AIDS-Free Generation

Today is World AIDS Day, a day used globally to bring awareness, share information, de-stigmatize HIV and AIDS, and remember those who have died....