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Undocumented Latina Entrepreneurs Thrive Despite Their Status

Virginia Isaad
Rosa Torres is a 23-year-old undocumented sociology student who co-founded Floreria Esperanza with her mom selling custom flower arrangements through Instagram as a creative avenue to make money. Torres was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and came to the U.S. when...
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DACA Hits the Supreme Court on Tuesday to Determine its Fate

Virginia Isaad
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) may or may not continue depending on the results of the hearing before the Supreme Court tomorrow. Two aspects will be challenged: whether it was legally enacted by President Obama’s executive order and whether...
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These Drawings By Undocumented Children Will Break Your Heart

Araceli Cruz
In 2018, under the Trump administration’s “Zero Tolerance” policy, thousands of children were separated from their families at the border but the effects from those separations are still felt today one way or another. Dr. Belinda Arriaga, an associate professor...
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Selena Gomez is Taking a Stand with Netflix Docuseries on Undocumented Immigrants

Araceli Cruz
Historically, the actor and singer Selena Gomez isn’t one to get political. Sure, she’ll open up about the negative effects of social media, the importance of mental health, therapy, and body positivity ⁠— but when it comes to speaking on...
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13 Resources You Can Use If You Need Immigration Assistance

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
One of the best way to help immigrants entering the United States is through the sharing of knowledge and information. Knowledge is power and there are both rights and resources that immigrants — even undocumented immigrants — may not know they...
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Joaquin Castro Wants to Remove ‘Illegal’ and ‘Alien’ From Federal Immigration Law

Virginia Isaad
Democratic Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro and his twin brother, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Julián Castro,   introduced legislation that would remove derogatory terms used to refer to immigrants from the federal government’s lexicon, Think Progress reports. The Correcting Alienating Names in...
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28 Rights Every Undocumented Immigrant Should Know They Have

V. Alexandra de F. Szoenyi
One of the most important things you should learn in the United States are your rights. This is especially true if you are an immigrant, and it’s crucial if you are an undocumented immigrant. There are a lot of people...
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Supreme Court Blocks Citizenship Question From 2020 Census

Virginia Isaad
The debate over whether the 2020 census would include a question about citizenship has come to an end, at least for now, with the Supreme Court ruling the question unlawful. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan, the liberal members...