On Flying, FirstGEN, and being Filipino

By Nirvana Gisle Felix, Summer 2014 FirstGEN Fellow, Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Written August 2014, Posted December 2014. I was hesitant about interning in Washington, DC for two major reasons: 1) I absolutely hate planes and 2) I have never been to DC before and I was not sure how the experience…

FirstGEN Fellows 2014 Summer Reflection by Juan Rangel

By Juan Rangel, August 7, 2014, FirstGEN Fellows, D.C. office of the National Immigration Law Center. As this summer rapidly comes to end, I cannot but feel immensely blessed at everything that has occurred to me over the past ten weeks. I came to Washington, DC for the first time on May 31st with a…