The immigrant community has been hopeful that President Obama would roll out some sort of executive legalization for about, oh, 7 years now. Meanwhile the Obama administration has been promising bold and progressive measures if…

To say the The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck inspired me to be an immigration lawyer may be a little too simplistic. It seems that my life has been guiding me to this profession…

Sundays have always been a time for relaxation and reflection for me. Yes, there’s the looming shadow ofGrapes next week and all the responsibility it will bring, but there’s a stillness and sanctity in the calm before the storm. 

I’ve been challenged by Matthew to read The Grapes of Wrath, and so I’m sitting down to do just that. For Matthew, this was the book that inspired him to practice immigration law, but more importantly to fight for the rights of the downtrodden. So I’m curious, what things, be they books, movies, professors, friends, or just personal experiences, have inspired you the most? Why do you do what you do, whatever that may be?