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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Anibal: “Quiero Quedarme Con Mi Hijo. Quiero Darle Lo Mejor.”

“Quiero quedarme con mi hijo. Quiero darle lo mejor. Todo lo que quiero y tengo es estar aquí. Por eso quiero que paren las deportaciones y dejen de separar familias. 2 millones son demasiados! Ni una deportación mas!”

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Every Day, People Fight and Die For what They Believe In


Not only is Ruth Gomberg Muñoz an amazing anthropologist, activist, and professor – she is an amazing friend and mentor and ally. She has taught classes such as “Undocumented Labor Migrations” at UIC [where we met!] and has published an ethnography titled, “Labor and Legality” which focuses on undocumented immigrants who work as busboys at […]

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Deferred Action Forgets About Our Parents


It was a cold October night and I had just come from school. The house was silent. And the only sound came from children playing and laughing outside. As I enter my house I could see my family was gathering around someone. One of my uncles came up to me and told me that my grandmother passed away. And […]

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Undocumented Residents of DuPage Come Out of the Shadows in Front of Addison Village Hall


For the  first time in the  Village of Addison  undocumented  residents of DuPage county will declare themselves ‘undocumented and unafraid.’ This event is part of a series of actions during March, National Coming Out of the Shadows month. The month is being led by a new collective of undocumented, immigrants calling themselves ‘Undocumented Illinois,’ and […]

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Chicago Coming Out of the Shadows Rally, Sunday March 10th, 1pm

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On Sunday March 10th, we will be holding our fourth National Coming Out of the Shadows Day: Out of the Shadows Into the Streets. We will be meeting at Federal Plaza at 12:30 PM for pre-rally music with Quinto Imperio, poetry, and drum performance by the Korean American Resource Center. At 1pm we will be […]

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