July 26, 2019

She held onto it like the times you hold on to the .25 seconds when the sun shines on your face during a blistering winter day. She finally looked up at this little rosy face hoping to hear her small voice say “mamá”

August 28, 2018

“As a city of immigrants, with over 40% of our population born in another country, Jersey City will resist the culture of fear generated by the Trump Administration’s war on immigrants,” said Council President Lavarro. “Hudson County’s detention contract with ICE is es...

July 14, 2018

This is a blatant showing that the freeholders are are following the money instead of their constituents. Let's think of ways to stop the programs and get lawyers and aid for the asylum seekers, instead of increasing how much money we get to keep them in jail.

July 2, 2018

It took me 9 more years until I received a social security card. I was almost 18 at the time and in fear of not being able to go to college because of my undocumented status. We became legal residents... it only took us 9 years.

October 6, 2017

I feel blessed with the support I have today and the opportunities that come my way from simply not being afraid. I want myself and other Dreamers to be loud, speak out, and strive. We are definitely not alone in this confusing time.  I believe nothing can ever stop us...

September 18, 2017

Due to my family managing our farmland in different states, we moved on average every year. In 1999, I was eleven years old and in second grade, but on my arrival to Santa Rosa, the USA school system enrolled me in seventh grade. The first few years of school where dif...

September 12, 2017

I was born in Mexico and was brought to the U.S. at 6 months. I left and came back at the age of 3. Since then I had never seen my family or my native country till January of 2017. Due to the painful passing of a family member, I am a DACA recipient. If it wasn't f...

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July 26, 2019