Tips Tips Tips

These are some tips for undocumented youth on some things about how to move in this world. Please post more tips if you got them, we will take them and add them here… hopefully making this into a PAGE!!!!!! feedback is appreciated. When filling out an I-9 form for work, it’s better to check Legal […]

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“The Fight To Fight!”

Why do I fight to be free? Why do I fight to survive? There is an infinite number of questions that come to me day after day. Opening my eyes the other day I said to myself, “Holy s***, I’m in Maine!” Three years ago I wouldn’t have believed it. Conforming to a status that […]

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. . . and beyond (by h.r. esparza)

Some words of encouragement as we continue our struggle! Change ain’t gonna come . . . quick enough! Get ready for sleepless nights Where frustration will visit our hopes. When we’ll be flown to the epicenter In which the taste of defeat will percolate our senses. In this altar we will question our every move […]

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In remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable… Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.” In remembering the national impact and legacy of the national civil rights movement and of both local and national civil rights leaders, it seems only fitting to […]

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Undocumented. Unafraid.

An undocumented student and member of IYJL speaks about her immigrant experience, her hopes for the future, and why she refuses to stay in the shadows. This is the first installment of “Shout it Out! – Undocumented Youth Speak”

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