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We “come out”–we being LGBT people, undocumented people, etc.–to let people in. We must change culture to change the politics of an issue. This is our work at Define American.

Children of Asian Immigrants Speak

These powerful stories by the children of Asian immigrants reveal the sacrifices that their parents made. WATCH towards the end of the video, when they directly thank their parents in a touching tribute. via Buzzfeed …

Dania Ramirez tells her family's story.

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New York Times: U.S. laws affecting undocumented people

Which states allow all of its people to apply for driver’s licenses? Which states provide in-state tuition rates for everyone? …

Meet Marisol, a Rutgers law student.

Hello world. Meet Marisol: a hard working, crime-fighting, law-abiding, tireless law student from New Jersey, attending Rutger’s school of law. Her father would tell her as a child, “Just like it’s my job to work two jobs a day, every day of the …

Chronicle of Higher Education: The stories of undocumented college students

Read more stories like Darline’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all …

Chronicle of Higher Education: Undocumented college students' stories

Read more stories like Alberto’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all enrolled at various City Universities …

Chronicle of Higher Education: Madiah's story

Read more stories like Madiah’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all …

Chronicle of Higher Education: Darien's story

Read more stories like Darien’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all enrolled at various City Universities …

Chronicle of Higher Education: On Being Undocumented

chronicleofhighered: View the interactive piece On Being Undocumented and read their stories on our site. The group of undocumented students who gathered at the City University of …

TEDx Talk: Julissa Arce

Highlights from Julissa Arce’s February TEDx Talk at Texas Tech University. Julissa …

everydayaliens: Munzoor Even though the migration from Bangladesh to here has been painful and every time I have a success here and I gain a new client or start a new business, I feel sad because I feel like …

Sebastien de la Cruz’s Story in 7 Gifs From the ESPN “VS.” Documentary Go Sebastien Go!: “On June 11, 2013 Sebastien de la Cruz stepped onto center court, dressed in his traditional mariachi charro suit, to sing the national anthem before …