Showing posts from June, 2018

Coming to a Detention Center Near You

Today, I joined a few hundred people in my relatively small city at a rally to protest the Trump administration's policy on immigrants seeking asylum. I was proud to march with hundreds of thousands of protestors across the country who are furious at Trump's policies and rhetoric about immigrants and families seeking asylum.

One of the reasons I started Magnify Progress was to give people an outlet for their frustration and passion about issues. A successful manifestation of this has been the Facebook fundraiser for RAICES, a nonprofit that promotes justice by providing free and low-cost legal services to underserved immigrant children, families and refugees in Texas. I was lucky enough to see the couple that started this fundraiser speak today at the rally, and speak to them.

"We did what we think anyone would do. And it turns out there were 500,000 other people who had the same idea"

This Facebook fundraiser, "Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,"…