Ju Hong was scared, even unsure, as to the consequences to him if he interrupted President Barack Obama during his stump speech on immigration in San Francisco earlier this week.
After all, he was put there by the White House, vetted, to make sure he was merely another prop while the President gave yet another boring speech on immigration.
Hong, an undocumented graduate of U.C. Berkeley with a gutsy record of engaging in immigrant rights activism, has grown weary of speeches on immigration. With the House unlikely to pass comprehensive immigration reform, he represents the many immigrant justice seekers … Read more “Deportation Nation: Yes, Obama Can Pull the Brakes”