Aura Bogado writes about racial justice, Native rights, and immigration for The Nation. A former host and producer for Pacifica radio, her work has also been published in Mother Jones, Newsweek Argentina, Colorlines.com and The Huffington Post. She is currently based in New York City.
All the rhetoric surrounding immigration reform tends to obscure some basic facts.
While Washington debates a grand immigration resolution, some activists are putting their bodies on the line to free those in detention today.
From voter ID laws to inaccessible polling stations, Native voters in Arizona face a cascading series of hurdles to participating in the November election.