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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.

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

For-Profit Schools Bank $521M Off Veterans' G.I. Bill Benefits

For-Profit Schools Bank $521M Off Veterans’ G.I. Bill Benefits

by Julianne Hing on December 10 2010, 4:42PM

Schools target young vets to get around rules barring how much they can make off of financial aid.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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Reid: “DREAM Act Is Not a Symbolic Vote,” Will Return This Year

by Julianne Hing on December 10 2010, 9:54AM

Senate Democrats vow to follow the House’s historic vote during this lame-duck session.

Topics: DREAM Act

Senate Tables DREAM Act Vote, But It's Still Alive

Senate Tables DREAM Act Vote, But It’s Still Alive

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2010, 11:19AM

Julianne Hing liveblogs the senate vote.

Topics: DREAM Act

Moving Rhetoric, Ugly Race-Baiting in House Debate on DREAM Act

Moving Rhetoric, Ugly Race-Baiting in House Debate on DREAM Act

by Julianne Hing on December 9 2010, 10:31AM

House first immigrant rights bill since 1986 by 216-198 vote. Senate prospects are dim, however.

Topics: DREAM Act

HOUSE PASSES DREAM ACT!!

HOUSE PASSES DREAM ACT!!

by Julianne Hing on December 8 2010, 4:12PM

House Dems push through first citizenship bill since 1986 by vote of 216-198.

Topics: DREAM Act

Murder Trial Begins for Chicago Teen Derrion Albert's Death

Murder Trial Begins for Chicago Teen Derrion Albert’s Death

by Julianne Hing on December 8 2010, 1:17PM

It’s a sad story, and murders are still stacking up in Chicago schools.

Topics: Schools & Youth

GOP Trumpets Lies In Last Days of DREAM Act Fight

GOP Trumpets Lies In Last Days of DREAM Act Fight

by Julianne Hing on December 7 2010, 6:10PM

Sen. Jeff Sessions continues his incendiary crusade against undocumented immigrants.

Topics: DREAM Act

Even California Republicans Don't Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

Even California Republicans Don’t Want an SB-1070 of Their Own

by Julianne Hing on December 7 2010, 5:14PM

GOP strategist and Meg Whitman advisor says it’s “counterproductive to the future of the party.”

Topics: Immigration, Politics

Today's Love Is For Future Asian American Kennedy Center Honorees

Today’s Love Is For Future Asian American Kennedy Center Honorees

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2010, 8:08PM

How disheartening it was to find out that among the list of illustrious past Kennedy Center Honorees, not one Asian American could be found. It doesn’t mean there are any shortage of talented or accomplished Asian American artists for the…

Topics: Celebrate Love

DREAM Act's Prospects Dim as Senate Vote Nears

DREAM Act’s Prospects Dim as Senate Vote Nears

by Julianne Hing on December 6 2010, 4:24PM

Advocates keep up push as all eyes turn to Wednesday as projected vote.

Topics: DREAM Act

Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What's at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

Hector Lopez Knows Too Well What’s at Stake in DREAM Act Vote

by Julianne Hing on December 3 2010, 3:52PM

As Congress weighs reform for undocumented youth, one college student scrambles to reclaim a life the DREAM Act would have preserved.

Topics: DREAM Act

Napolitano: DREAM Act's Good for National Security

Napolitano: DREAM Act’s Good for National Security

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 4:50PM

But she’s still touting the administration’s record deportation numbers.

Topics: DREAM Act

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

Frustrated Latino Voters Consider Tequila Party

by Julianne Hing on December 2 2010, 1:02PM

Kinda like the Tea Party. But not really.

Topics: Politics