What “Undocumented! Unafraid!” means to me as an Ally

Opening the door to Columbia’s College 624 building and seeing the empty shelves of the fully stocked bookstore , I ask “Do you have the Theory Toolbox?” The man seemingly squatting behind the counter says, “Yes” then goes to the one of two shelves that have books, stares with a lost look for a second […]

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Demanding a space at the table

As one part of the “coming out of the shadows” action at Federal Plaza, IYJL has invited President Obama, Senator Durbin and Janet Napolitano to a place at our table. We undocumented youth have decided that this March 10 we will present our demands on a table. We understand the table as the most powerful […]

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12 Million Divided By Thirty-Eight

12,000,000 (plus) Undocumented People divided by Thirty-eight words attributed to the subject by President Obama in his first State of the Union Address equals to: WE NEED TO PUSH HARDER! We already know that when dignitaries do not put the well being of our communities as a priority, we must do it ourselves. Job creation, […]

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