25 July 2016 ~ 0 Comments

What To Do When Your DACA Renewal Is Delayed

First, lets try to make sure your renewal is not delayed. Apply at least 6 months in advance and use the mailer that you received with your last work permit for the renewal for a more speedy turn-around. However, if you do everything right, and your renewal is still delayed, here is what you can […]

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24 July 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Selling “Undocumented and Unafraid” – $10

Dear DC friends: I now have a bunch of “Undocumented and Unafraid” books to sell, which celebrates the lives of our friends, Tam Tran and Cinthia Felix, and charts the undocumented youth movement. I contributed a piece for it on social media. The books are only $10 each and I’ll even autograph them for you. […]

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06 July 2012 ~ 5 Comments

Obama’s Immigration Announcement Creates New Generation of “Undocumented and Unafraid”

President Obama’s directive to affirmatively issue deferred action to DREAM Act eligible youth is fostering a new generation of “undocumented and unafraid” students who will be spared from deportation. But it isn’t just young people who are coming out in throes. It is also our parents. At the┬áNational DREAM Graduation in Washington D.C., which was […]

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27 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

National Dream Graduation, Redux

Every June for the past 12 years, undocumented students from around the country have traveled to Washington D.C.to urge Congress to pass the DREAM Act, holding a “mock graduation ceremony” followed by lobby visits to their respective Congresspersons. This year was no different, with The National Immigrant Youth Alliance bringing over 500 undocumented students from […]

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05 March 2012 ~ 6 Comments

Of Border Gays and Trans Migrants: Where Next?

Jose Antonio Vargas is perhaps the best known border gay. But there is much larger community of border gays and trans* migrants who don’t necessarily bask in the mainstream limelight. Queer immigrants have been around for quite a while and involved in every civil rights struggle. The undocumented youth movement is just the latest reincarnation. […]

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