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Lifetime Film Will Showcase True Story of Mother/Daughter Separated at Border

Virginia Isaad
When the audio of then- 6-year-old Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid begging to call her aunt while in a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility it made national news. In the 2018 recording obtained by ProPublica, she can be heard begging...
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8-Year-Old Aarón Moreno Launched Plant Business to Help Family

Virginia Isaad
Aarón Moreno is an eight-year-old boy who launched a plant selling business to provide his family with financial assistance. His mom is single and undocumented and her financial struggles motivated him to take $12 and buy plants from Downtown Los...
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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...