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things ill never say

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Jul 12

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“Things I’ll Never Say” National Contest

Immigrant youth have energized the nation with their voices, their hope, and their activism. President Obama’s recent announcement granting deferred action and work authorization to undocumented youth across the county marks a pivotal step on the road towards just immigration reform, but the work is far from complete. “Things ...

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Inocente

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Jul 12

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Inocente: Why We Are Tuning In?

Almost always there is no moment when I am watching TV or watching a movie that I say “hey that person is just like me” or  ”we share similar stories”. There is no undocumented person featured  on VH1 , on Univision’s novelas , or even featured in one of Oprah’s episodes. Our stories are never ...

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Jul 12

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Found Guilty For Demanding an Education

The New York 3 Found GUILTY! Their CRIME? Standing for the rights of undocumented youth and allies who support passage of the NY Dream Act Dear Friends, On July 12th, Rosario, Sara and Janet, three brave women took part in a peaceful demonstration in March 2012 to urge NY Governor Cuomo to stand up for […]

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Jul 12

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Brooklyn Deferred Action Workshop – July 19

Deferred Action Workshop in Brooklyn On June 15, President Obama announced that undocumented youth will not be target of deportations and can potentially obtain work authorizations.

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Jul 12

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Taller de Accion Diferida en Queens/ Deferred Action Workshop in Queens – July 21

El Consejo de Liderazgo Juvenil del estado de Nueva York ofrecera un taller de accion diferida en Queens!

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Angy flying for the first time while being undocumented

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Jul 12

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Flying For The First Time

As I’m writing this I’m sitting in an airplane. I’m flying for the first time today Thursday, July 12, 2012. It’s a 2 hour flight from New York to North Carolina for a training taking place in Charlotte. I couldn’t even sleep thinking about this day. The last time I flew was the day I […]

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Jul 12

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Working Off and On the Books

Hey Angy, I have been at my job for four years now and since the beginning, I have been getting paid off the books. Currently, the store is undergoing new management. We recently held a meeting and as it turns out, we are now being required to have a social security number in order to […]

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