“Isn’t This Country All About Immigrants”

Ed. note: I recently found this written piece under a “drafts” folder. I contacted Yazmin and asked for permission to post it. The original published or updated date was on June 22, 2010. All language has been left unchanged. I sincerely apologize for IYJL not publishing it earlier. Our website is ours to share and […]

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Guest Post: “Five Reasons I Am Renewing DACA”

"DACA is not the end to the immigration debate in this country, but it is a step in the right direction. If DACA recipients can legally work in the United States and drive without fear of getting deported, then the same should go for mothers, fathers, and other undocumented people. We need permanent relief to stop senseless deportations and to give the estimated 11 million undocumented people in this country an opportunity to pursue their American Dream without fear."

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I Define Myself: Undocumented & Unafraid Portrait Exhibit

Join us on Saturday June 14th at 6PM for the opening reception and panel discussion of the "I Define Myself: Undocumented & Unafraid" Portrait Project. Panelists to include: Jocelyn Munguia Fearless Undocumented Alliance), Yaxal Sobrevilla (UIC Heritage Garden), Arianna Salgado (Immigrant Youth Justice League), and Fanny López (featured in the project).

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