Tue, Sep 11, 2012 4:33 PM EDT

Comedy Central's 'Indecision' caught up with the Undocubus riders who traveled from Arizona to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC to urge the Obama administration to stop criminalizing immigrant communities.

Colorlines.com's Aura Bogado traveled with Undocubus the week before the Democratic National Convention--from Knoxville, Tennessee to Charlotte, North Carolina--to report for Colorlines.com and The Nation. In her reporter's notebook below she remembers what it was like to "witness a modern-day ride for freedom and justice."