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.
by Julianne Hing on September 17 2010, 1:28PM
McCain’s wacky back-and-forth on immigration reform continues.
by Julianne Hing on September 16 2010, 5:34PM
This week marked an important shift in political strategy for immigrant rights activists.
by Julianne Hing on September 16 2010, 1:13PM
Controversial reformer Michelle Rhee admits that her aggressive nature may have helped lead to the mayor’s downfall.
by Julianne Hing on September 15 2010, 4:42PM
Congressional Hispanic Caucus signs on to Reid’s plan to move the bill in the next week.
by Julianne Hing on September 14 2010, 10:00AM
Gossip has swirled around the movie for months, but now it seems it’s finally here.
by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 6:14PM
When is landing a fashion magazine cover more a snub than a coup?
by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 4:28PM
The department watchdog said the officer used improper tactics in a 2008 shooting.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on September 13 2010, 12:19PM
Is a presidential bid in the sheriff’s near future?
by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 2:10PM
PSA’s put a new face on the Park51 debate and 9/11.
by Julianne Hing on September 10 2010, 1:05PM
The Third Circuit pushed back on the individual towns that have tried to create their own immigration law.
by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 6:31PM
The L.A. Weekly reports that a witness saw no knife on the Guatemalan immigrant.
Topics: Criminal Justice
by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 5:22PM
Agents have been accused of rape, assault, and harassment.