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Sep 13

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What the heck is going on with immigration reform?

There have been a lot of things happening with immigration reform. It may not all make sense, but here is a few things to keep an eye on. THE SENATE The SENATE passed an immigration billed titled The “Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act” or S744 . It would do the following: imagen […]

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Sep 13

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Depression and Immigration – Tips for Self-Love

Hi Angy, I hope you are doing well. I’m undocumented but I feel like I can’t talk to anyone about it. My family is no support, they act like I can just get up and make myself legal. I’ve told a few people and the friendships ended after that conversation. People act different toward you […]

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Image for the film. Find it here: http://www.facebook.com/NoDigasFilm

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Aug 13

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No Le Digas A Nadie (Don’t Tell Anyone)

For the past month my Facebook timeline has been filed with a orange and black image. It has a face outlined in the back and the words “No Le Digas A Nadie” written on it. That’s actually my face. Since August of last year, the director of the film, Mikaela, has been following family, friends […]

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Angy and Melissa after scheduling a doctor's appointment

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Jul 13

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What Happens When An Undocumented Immigrant Goes to the Hospital

Have you heard about HHC? Well, the Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) of New York City is the largest municipal healthcare organization in the country. Basically, it provides health services to people in New York City regardless of their ability to pay. The HHC provides medical, mental health and substance abuse services. Yes, ...

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Jul 13

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When You Have Your Deferred Action Paperwork But No Money To Apply

Angy, Hi I’m a senior and I have my application ready but not the money required for the application. Do you guys have any help for that? Or do you know what I can do? thanks, Brenda Hey Brenda! Nice to e-meet you, thank you for your e-mail. I’m very happy you were able to […]

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Jun 13

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Getting Financial Aid With Deferred Action

Hi, My name is Maria. I recently received DACA and I was trying to enroll in college however I was denied financial aid. I live in Nebraska. I need help. Am I eligible for financial aid? Please help. Hello, My name is Jafreisy and I qualified for Deferred Action and received my social security card […]

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Art by Julio Salgado

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Jun 13

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After One Year Some Undocumented Youth Have Obtained Working Papers, Now What?

Can you believe that on June 15th 2013 it will officially be a year since President Barack Obama and the Secretary of Homeland Security announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals? Yup, it’s already a year since he stood in that garden and announced that some undocumented youth will be able to obtain working papers and ...

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