BREAKING: 12 Chicagoans Form Human Chain Calling on President to Suspend Deportations

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On Day of President’s Visit Home, Undocumented Immigrants & Allies Block Traffic, Unfurl Banner Reading “400,000: Not1More Deportation” Recorded Live: (05.29.2013) Chicago, IL – Seated around a banner with the number 400,000, the amount of people scheduled to be deported this year under White House quota, Chicagoans mounted a morning rush hour protest to call […]

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50 Ways to Come Out Undocumented & Unafraid

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As National Coming out of the Shadows week approaches, here is a list of 50 ways to declare that we are undocumented and unafraid (or getting there), that we are still here and are not leaving, and that we are a well organized and creative movement. This list was gathered through suggestions on various social […]

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How have you navigated the IL school system? [Survey]

I was assigned 20 hours of community service as punishment for the Georgia action and I’m slowly serving my time at ICIRR. As part of it I’ve helped make this survey. Our answers will give us a better idea of the needs of undocumented youth, and how to help shape the resources we’ve won through the Illinois Dream […]

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Reyna: Today means complete liberation

  My name is Reyna and I’m tired of lying and hiding. I never wanted to lie to my mom about liking girls but I did it for many years. I didn’t want to be a “marimacha”, the way my family talked about “jotos” made me cringe every single time I caught myself thinking of […]

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[Video] Coming Out: Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic

Join undocumented youth and allies in Chicago’s Daley Plaza at 3pm on March 10, 2011. We will come as undocumented and unafraid. We refuse to apologize for wanting a better life and we refuse to live in the shadows any longer. Invite your friends on Facebook

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Free The Chicago 9: Dream Act Now!

Today, July 20th 2010, hundreds of students from around the nation gathered in our country’s capitol to lobby for the passage of the DREAM Act, including members of the Immigrant Youth Justice League. On this day, 22 DREAM students engaged in a civil action to show the Senate that it is time for the DREAM […]

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