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The Tree of Life Shooting and the Connection Between Immigrant Justice and the Jewish American Experience

We can drive out white nationalism from this country and make this place truly feel like home for all.

“I’m an undocumented immigrant. I was about 14 when …

“I’m an undocumented immigrant. I was about 14 when I crossed the border. I came here with my family …everything my family has, we have earned it by working.”

Vargas: ICE shares blame in San Francisco shooting case …

Vargas: ICE shares blame in San Francisco shooting case “Once a judge issues a warrant, [a sanctuary city] can turn them in,“ Jose Antonio Vargas brings facts to the table in a conversation about the tragedy in San Francisco, and Donald Trump. WATCH: http://cnn.it/1HiNTAb …

Read more stories like Darline’s, other aspiring, undocumented college students, at the Chronicle of Higher Education’s interactive website. These students are all enrolled at various City Universities of New York (CUNY) through TheDream.US scholarship …

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 of New York (CUNY) through TheDream.US scholarship fund.

Boy in the Suitcase: The First Photo of the …

Boy in the Suitcase: The First Photo of the New Century From the article by Robert Hariman for BagNews Notes and No Caption Needed “The suitcase seems to be a womb; even the placenta is visible.  The photograph itself seems to be floating in some larger womb, some larger context …

Highlights from Julissa Arce’s February TEDx Talk at Texas Tech University. Julissa shared her story of living as an undocumented immigrant, and how she was able …

“This Country is My Dream.” Migrating in 2004, Montserrat …

“This Country is My Dream.” Migrating in 2004, Montserrat Vargas came to the United States to escape the violence and uncertainty of her home in Guadalajara, Mexico. Now, the challenges of raising a son, who is a US citizen, are heightened every day when living as an undocumented person.

“[Having a Minnesota Driver’s License] will change a lot, …

“[Having a Minnesota Driver’s License] will change a lot, because I will buy insurance, I will have my car under my name, I will have increased the economy … that will not only be a huge change for me, but for the whole community.” After the I-35W bridge collapse of 2007, Jovita Morales had to do …

“I remember as a child, when my mom get …

“I remember as a child, when my mom get stopped by the police … knowing that the police might take your mom away, that really affected me.” Now on the verge of becoming a mother while being undocumented herself, Luz Francisco of Minneapolis, Minnesota finds herself contemplating the same circumstance that her mother did. Does she …