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Aug 11

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Back To School Tips & Tricks

The summer vacations are over and if you are going to college it is time to get ready. We at the YLC understand how difficult it is to manage your money to pay for tuition, textbooks and other expenses with the tough economic situation, so here are some tips and resources we have gathered to […]

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Aug 11

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New Scholarship Opportunity For Undocumented Students

New scholarship opportunity for undocumented students. Deadline is September 15, 2011. Check it out and apply. Good luck! 2011 DREAM ACT STUDENT ACTIVIST SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM Since MALDEF’s founding, the civil rights organization has awarded scholarships to students who further MALDEF’s mission of advancing the civil rights of the ...

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Aug 11

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Post It Reminders

It’s so annoying being undocumented sometimes. There are all these reminders all over the place laughing at you; like post it’s about your immigration status in the form of billboards, ads, flyers and much more. My alarm clock is tuned to the radio and this morning all I heard was prizes I could win if […]

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Aug 11

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Up To Me

I was at the 4th Annual New York State Youth Leadership Council’s Gala on Friday night to present some awards, share my poem with everyone and be there as all the undocumented youth received their award. After a long day at work and even though I felt exhausted and grumpy I made my way over […]

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Aug 11

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Starting Somewhere

Hi Angy, Call me Erika. I was reading about the New York DREAM Act and hearing about it puts a smile on my face. Knowing that more and more states are realizing the potential that illegal immigrant students have amazes me. I live in New Jersey and came to the United States when I was […]

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Aug 11

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Undocumented High School Valedictorian Arrested

I come from a great family back in Ecuador, where both of my parents had good jobs and provided me with everything I could possibly need.  As I started growing up, I became more conscious that having the things I had didn’t mean much to me, since I wasn’t earning them on my own.  Things […]

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Aug 11

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Art Without Papers

Read Felipe’s story here Felipe Baeza from Josh Davis Cross posted from The Local East Village here

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