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Julianne Hing

Julianne Hing
Julianne Hing Reporter / Blogger
Oakland, CA

Julianne Hing is a reporter and blogger for Colorines.com covering immigration, education, criminal justice, and occasionally fashion and pop culture. In 2009 Julianne was the recipient of USC Annenberg's Institute for Justice and Journalism fellowship, which funded a reporting project on the impacts of criminal deportation on immigrant families. She has covered police brutality issues from Oakland to New Orleans and in the summer of 2010 reported for Colorlines from the courtroom where Oscar Grant's killer, BART cop Johannes Mehserle, faced trial. Julianne became politically active in high school, and started organizing students in college around access and affordability issues. She earned her B.A. in social ecology at the University of California, Irvine, where she edited Jaded magazine, named 2007 Publication of the Year by Campus Progress. Julianne’s writing has appeared on AlterNet, Truthout, Hyphen Magazine's blog, The American Prospect's blog TAPPED and Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog at The Atlantic, Racialicious, The Root and New America Media.

Julianne tweets at @juliannehing.

DREAMer Hector Lopez Finally Comes Home, Still Faces Deportation

DREAMer Hector Lopez Finally Comes Home, Still Faces Deportation

by Julianne Hing on January 5 2011, 12:50PM

After months in detention, the 21-year-old college student is ready for a day in court.

Topics: Immigration

New Calif. Truancy Law Goes Into Effect

New Calif. Truancy Law Goes Into Effect

by Julianne Hing on January 4 2011, 5:32PM

Parents could face expensive fines and jail time if kids miss school.

Topics: Schools & Youth

NAACP: Georgia Prison Guards Beat Inmates in Retaliatory Violence

NAACP: Georgia Prison Guards Beat Inmates in Retaliatory Violence

by Julianne Hing on January 4 2011, 4:22PM

New reports surface weeks after inmates staged massive strikes at four Georgia prisons.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Are You Ready For Four More Years of Jan Brewer?

Are You Ready For Four More Years of Jan Brewer?

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2011, 6:45PM

Arizona’s controversial governor was sworn in for her first full term on Monday.

Topics: Immigration

Tucson Continues Ethnic Studies Classes Despite New State Ban

Tucson Continues Ethnic Studies Classes Despite New State Ban

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2011, 6:21PM

The school district defies state law and stands to lose millions.

Topics: Immigration, Schools & Youth

New Orleans Dumps FEMA Trailers--and Maybe the People in Them

New Orleans Dumps FEMA Trailers—and Maybe the People in Them

by Julianne Hing on January 3 2011, 3:37PM

The new tough-on-blight policy doesn’t mean the city will help people work out stable housing.

Topics: Economy

How Undocumented Youth Nearly Made Their DREAMs Real in 2010

How Undocumented Youth Nearly Made Their DREAMs Real in 2010

by Julianne Hing on December 20 2010, 10:21AM

Inside the youth-led movement that took on friends and foes alike and forced Congress to act.

Topics: DREAM Act

Obama: There Was

Obama: There Was “No Reason” for Senate to Reject DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2010, 2:02PM

The president and Democratic leadership respond to the failed Senate vote with vows of continued fight.

Topics: DREAM Act

DREAM Act Fails in Senate, 55 to 41

DREAM Act Fails in Senate, 55 to 41

by Julianne Hing on December 18 2010, 12:50PM

The Republican filibuster holds and ends hopes of the bill’s passage this session.

Topics: DREAM Act

ICE: DREAM Act Is Good for Public Safety

ICE: DREAM Act Is Good for Public Safety

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 6:29PM

Senior officials from the Department of Homeland Security weigh in on the DREAM Act.

Topics: DREAM Act, Immigration

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

Census: Immigrants Head for Rural, Suburban Towns

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 1:24PM

Thousands of workers are forging new patterns of movement in the U.S.

Topics: Immigration

Senate DREAM Act Vote Set for Saturday

Senate DREAM Act Vote Set for Saturday

by Julianne Hing on December 17 2010, 11:50AM

But few think the bill has the votes to break a GOP filibuster.

Topics: DREAM Act

Eva Longoria Wants the Senate to Pass the DREAM Act

Eva Longoria Wants the Senate to Pass the DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2010, 5:19PM

Other supporters include Ugly Betty’s America Ferrera and Miami Sound Machine’s Emilio Estefan.

Topics: DREAM Act

DREAMers Storm Capitol Hill, Await Word on Senate Vote

DREAMers Storm Capitol Hill, Await Word on Senate Vote

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2010, 3:48PM

Time is running out for a vote in the lame-duck session, as GOPers ponder their own version for next Congress.

Topics: DREAM Act

“Parent-Trigger” Law Rattles Compton School

by Julianne Hing on December 16 2010, 1:40PM

Allegations are flying that parents were misled about an effort to convert a local school into a charter.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

Border Patrol Agent Killed Along Southern Arizona Border

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2010, 5:30PM

And of course, Gov. Jan Brewer’s calling for stronger enforcement.

Topics: Immigration

No Criminal Charges for Seattle's Racial-Slur-Slinging Cop

No Criminal Charges for Seattle’s Racial-Slur-Slinging Cop

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2010, 4:45PM

Shandy Cobane still faces FBI and Internal Affairs investigations.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Georgia Prisoners End Protest, But Continue Demands

Georgia Prisoners End Protest, But Continue Demands

by Julianne Hing on December 15 2010, 12:44PM

Inmates used cell phones, and good old fashioned organizing to capture the nation’s attention.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Teen Convicted of First-Degree Murder for Derrion Albert's Death

Teen Convicted of First-Degree Murder for Derrion Albert’s Death

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2010, 4:20PM

Meanwhile, four other teens face additional charges.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Three NOPD Convicted for Henry Glover's Post-Katrina Killing

Three NOPD Convicted for Henry Glover’s Post-Katrina Killing

by Julianne Hing on December 13 2010, 12:35PM

Now the police force makes its slow move toward reform.

Topics: Criminal Justice