“We cannot follow the lead of those that calculate ‘the right time’ to bring up reform and simply depend on those in power to tell us when they can best press immigration reform and what needs to be in the bill. As Frederick Douglas said, …‘Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.'” – MJS
Mark’s guest post for the AILA Leadership Blog discusses his experience as a panelist after screening of Jose Antonio Vargas’ movie, “Documented,” initiatives by cities around the US to attract talented foreign workers, and Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s “recent paradigm-changing statement as he called the unauthorized transportation of children across the US border by parents, ‘an act of love and a commitment to your family.'” Mark calls upon each upon each of to “DREAM and act” rather than sitting back and waiting for immigration reform to happen.
Here’s a link to the full post: http://ailaleadershipblog.org/2014/06/13/re-inspired-by-the-unafraid-and-undocumented/