DACA Stories: Arian

Arian, who was approved for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, said, “Thanks to my work permit, I can share my talents and skills and develop myself on a professional and educational level. I now have my very first professional job as the work study/project assistant at the University Transfer Center at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College!” […]

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Undocumented & Unafraid: Anthony’s Story

In 2001, my Nanay (Mom in Tagalog) made the hardest decision of her life– leaving my two siblings and me behind in the Philippines in order to seek a better life and future for our family. While we came a few months later, my parents had to work long hours just to put food on […]

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Citizen of the World

A beautiful country down south that Mexicanos adore saw a little girl cry and grow. She, so happy and full of life, was soon to learn what it meant to strive. At twenty-eight days old she was taken up North in a country where she was expected to succeed and always go forth. In 2012 […]

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Isidro’s Story

I’ve read so many personal stories of Dreamers out there who never lose hope and keep fighting for their dreams to come true. Despite all the obstacles,fears they got to face on a daily basis they don’t give up. That inspires me to get out of the shadows and write my own story.. As all […]

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