9:06 AM, August 18th, 2012
Yeah sure you can use my name. I don’t have anything to be afraid now I think lol
An email your Tumblrer received from one Joel Cruz, an undocumented 24-year-old living in Visalia, California after I asked him if I could use his real name for this piece. 
2:55 PM, June 15th, 2012

Actual Language for “Deferred Action Process for Young People Who Are Low Enforcement Priorities”

Under this directive, individuals who demonstrate that they meet the following criteria will be eligible for an exercise of discretion, specifically deferred action, on a case by case basis:

  1. Came to the United States under the age of sixteen;
  2. Have continuously resided in the United States for a least five years preceding the date of this memorandum and are present in the United States on the date of this memorandum;
  3. Are currently in school, have graduated from high school, have obtained a general education development certificate, or are honorably discharged veterans of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the United States;
  4. Have not been convicted of a felony offense, a significant misdemeanor offense, multiple misdemeanor offenses, or otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety;
  5. Are not above the age of thirty.

Read more. (h/t @daveweigel

2:41 PM, June 15th, 2012


This is the reporter heckler who yelled at President Obama during his Rose Garden address on immigration and the Dream Act. His name is Neil Monro, and he works at The Daily Caller. That was not journalism, kids. Here’s video.

[h/t TPM]

At one point Munro was chilling with his hands in his pockets, tie loosened (via @dougmillsnyt):

Update: Video here (via Buzzfeed)

Reblogged from Newsweek
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