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Undocumented and Unafraid

My Name is Mohammad and I am Undocumented “Get in line,” they like to say, without realizing that many of us were at some point in this infamous line. My family immigrated to the United States from Iran when I … Continue reading

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Undocumented and Unafraid

My Name is Gabriel and I am Undocumented When I was I kid I used to practice holding my breath as a game. I would try to see how long I could last and then try to go even longer. … Continue reading

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Undocumented and Unafraid

My Name is Ashley and I am Undocumented The funny thing about my story is that my grandmother and mother were both green-card holders. Yet, here I am in a state of limbo status because the lawyer messed up. In … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Week for Undocumented Youth

  My Name is Liz and I am Undocumented I am afraid to tell my story; the consequences are immense, but silence is no longer an option.   My family immigrated to the U.S. from Mexico sixteen years ago on … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Week for Undocumented Youth

National Coming Out Week for Undocumented Youth By Dave Bennion While most eyes are focused on the HCR debate right now, there is another high-stakes legislative issue waiting in the wings. For those whose families and communities are impacted by the … Continue reading

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National Coming Out of the Shadows Week

  This is National Coming Out of the Shadows Week for undocumented youth, modeled on the LGBT strategy to raise awareness through disclosure of status.  If you are inspired by the DREAMers’ courage in coming out, you can help by supporting the DREAM … Continue reading

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