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As we reflect on this sea change in public opinion on marriage, we remember our faithful Define American supporters, who fight for change for all undocumented Americans.

Jose speaks at the University of Minnesota School of Law

If you’ve wanted to see a talk by Jose Antonio Vargas, but haven’t gotten the opportunity, check out this video, from a lecture in April, hosted at the University of Minnesota School of Law, …

Pew Research shows broad public support for undocumented people

pewresearch: With immigration shaping up to be a major issue in both the final years of the Obama administration and the 2016 presidential campaign, most Americans (72%) continue to say undocumented immigrants currently living in the U.S. …

“Documented” Film Used in Police Training

“Documented” Film Used in Police Trainingby Maria Cruz Lee In recent weeks, the Suffolk County Police Department (Long Island, NY) used a clip from Define American’s film “Documented” as part of the …

When Supporting Your Family Earns a Criminal Record

When Supporting Your Family Earns a Criminal Recordby Noemi Romero, age 23, of Glendale, Az., a resident of 19 years in the U.S., originally from Mexico. America was a free country. There, freedom is everything. Growing up, that was the picture …

White and Undocumented: Why I’m Not Stopped by Border Patrol

White and Undocumented: Why I’m Not Stopped by Border Patrolby Michaela Graham, age 52, of San Pedro, Calif., a resident of 28 years in the U.S., originally from Hamburg, Germany. Midnight. 80 degrees. Palm trees, illuminated by the airport lights, lining …

Time To Join the Movement

As Christians, we should stand with our immigrant neighbors and pledge our support for them as they pledge their allegiance to our nation and it’s future. In how we are to treat one another, through community and the policies our community …

The Pledge is a symbol of unity for aspiring Americans and everyone who supports immigration fairness. Our movement reflects the great American story of people from across the globe drawn to a beacon of hope, opportunity and freedom. Now, with this …

In Immigration Reform, Allies Must Join Activists

The Power of the Pledge

As an Italian-American, I am well aware Christopher Columbus was not carrying immigration papers on his historic voyage. Nor were my grandparents, when they showed up at Ellis Island. writes Daniel Zingale in the Huffington Post …