Stories by Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing is covering the 2016 elections from the perspective of immigrant communities for The Nation. She previously covered immigration, education and police accountability for Colorlines. subscribe to Julianne Hing's feed

Posted on: Jan 22, 2016, Source: The Nation

In 2012, DREAMers were once cajoling Democrats to be more creative and aggressive. In 2016, they’re leaders in both Bernie and Hillary’s campaigns.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: ColorLines

The Manhood Development Program is dedicated to identity development and emotional nurturing of youth.

Posted on: Nov 29, 2013, Source:

The real effects of mass school closures.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2013, Source: ColorLines

'They make you feel lucky to have a job and make you feel easily replaceable. To me, that’s a threat. I don't think anyone likes to work under these conditions, yet we do.'

Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: ColorLines

The situation is dire.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2013, Source:

The film about Oscar Grant's unjust killing by police premieres on Friday.

Posted on: Feb 25, 2013, Source:

As Denver bucks the national trend of criminalizing student misbehavior, its school district is also taking a stance against prejudice punishments.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2013, Source:

More than in any other state, students in Florida are being arrested for incidents that once would have merited a trip to the principal's office.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2012, Source:

Wearing the wrong color socks, talking back and being late landed young Cedrico Green in jail. The Justice Department says there are many more students like him.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2012, Source:

Black students are flocking to for-profit colleges at record rates -- but at what cost?

Posted on: Jul 15, 2012, Source: ColorLines

Arizona’s ban on ethnic studies hasn’t stopped organizers and educators in Tucson from fighting back against the law. Here’s how they’re doing it.

Posted on: May 14, 2012, Source:

Plans to dismantle Philadelphia's public education system have met with sharp criticism from parents, educators and education watchers nationwide.

Posted on: Apr 24, 2012, Source:

Bobby Jindal has transformed public education in Louisiana and education advocates have deep concerns about who's going to benefit.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2012, Source:

Parent Trigger Laws allow parents to overhaul schools with a majority vote. But do these laws benefit the people? Or the corporate interests driving the privatization of public ed?

Posted on: Jan 9, 2012, Source: ColorLines

A three-year investigation found rampant racial profiling and widespread discriminatory policing in Arpaio's Arizona county.

Posted on: Dec 4, 2011, Source: ColorLines

In the wake of the bruising defeat of the DREAM Act a year go, undocumented immigrant youth are fighting on the state level for access to education.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2011, Source: ColorLines

When the cameras aren’t rolling and the nation’s not looking on, does the Obama administration abide by its own deportation policies?

Posted on: Oct 20, 2011, Source:

Rupert Murdoch's sudden interest in America's school system does not bode well.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2011, Source:

Three weeks after Alabama began enforcing its ultra-strict anti-immigrant law, the country is beginning to see what happens when states create their own immigration policies.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2011, Source:

Operation Desert Sky is an airborne version of Arizona's controversial crime sweeps.