Miriam Vargas Corona

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Miriam Vargas Corona



Miriam Vargas Corona is an illegal immigration activist. She is married with a child.[1] One of her goals is to "become the first Latina Senator from Oregon."[2]

Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici advocated for Miriam Vargas Corona to attend President Trump's State of the Union speech in 2018.

Background

According to her LinkedIn profile,[3] Miriam Vargas Corona works as a "Community Engagement Coordinator" at the Yamhill Community Care Organization. She has worked at the Family Latino Network, Unidos Bridging Community and as a "Community Organizer" for Causa, Oregon’s "statewide immigrant rights coalition."[4]

2018 State of the Union Address

Several DACA recipients, including Miriam Vargas Corona, were invited to President Trump's 2018 State of the Union Address:[5]

DACA recipients and illegal immigration advocates include: Karen Bahena (DACA recipient), Jessica Chilin-Hernandez (Salvadoran TPS holder), Cindy Garcia (wife of deported Jorge Garcia), Aldo Solano (Dreamer), Viviana Andazola Marquez (father was detained by ICE), Hugo Alexander Acosta Mazariego (Dreamer), Nicolle Uria (Dreamer), Leonardo Reyes, (Dreamer), Jung Bin Cho (Dreamer), Nery Martinez (TPS holder), Leo Salinas Chacon (Dreamer), Antonio Valdovinos (Dreamer who was denied entry to the U.S. Marine Corps), Diego de la Vega (Dreamer and congressional intern), Edenilson Granados (TPS holder), Denea Joseph (UndocuBlack Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient), Adrian Escarate (Dreamer), Ana Campa Castillo (Dreamer), Amy Gottlieb (wife of detained immigration activist Ravi Ragbir), Elizabeth Vilchis (DACA recipient), Itayu Torres (DACA recipient), Christian Castaneda (DACA recipient), Melody Klingenfuss (DACA recipient), Leticia Herrera-Mendez (DACA recipient), Leslie Martinez (DACA recipient), Anarely Marquez (DACA recipient), Cesar Montelongo (DACA recipient), Gabriela Hernandez (DACA recipient), Esder Chong (DACA recipient), Dalia Medina (DACA recipient), Ivonne Orozco-Acosta (DACA recipient), Nelson Melgar (DACA recipient), America Moreno Jimenez (DACA recipient), Bennet Omalu (immigrant from Nigeria, who discovered Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), Brandon Judd (president of the National Border Patrol Council), Jean Bradley Derenoncourt (Brockton City Council member, immigrant from Haiti, who recently became a U.S. citizen).[8]

References

  1. [https://portlandtribune.com/bvt/15-news/385143-274420-ms-vargas-corona-goes-to-washington Ms. Vargas Corona goes to Washington, Accessed January 30 2018
  2. [http://oaicu.org/profile/miriam-corona/ Students: Student Profile MIRIAM CORONA, Accessed January 30 2018
  3. [https://www.linkedin.com/in/miriam-vargas-corona-17080893, Accessed January 30 2018
  4. [http://www.pcun.org/about-pcun/our-partners/ Our Partners, Accessed January 30 2018
  5. [http://people.com/politics/democrats-dreamers-guests-trump-state-of-the-union-address/ These Democrats Are Bringing 'Dreamers' to President Trump's State of the Union Address, Accessed January 30 2018
  6. [https://www.harris.senate.gov/news/press-releases/senator-harris-to-bring-california-undocublack-daca-recipient-to-state-of-the-union Senator Harris to Bring California UndocuBlack DACA Recipient to State of the Union, Accessed January 30 2018
  7. [https://twitter.com/SenBooker/status/958047061554933765, Accessed January 30 2018
  8. [http://fortune.com/2018/01/30/guests-attending-trumps-state-union-address/ Here Are the Notable Guests Attending Donald Trump's State of the Union Address, Accessed January 30 2018