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Alicia Torres Don knows how to fight. In the ring she is known as La Aguila Dorada, or the Golden Eagle, a luchadora character she developed around her fight for justice. However, outside the ring, she is best known for another fight: for the rights of undocumented youth living in fear and uncertainty inside the U.S.
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Luis Serrano grew up in Los Angeles, CA. He emigrated from Sonora, Mexico at the age of 7. He is a multimedia artist-commentator who advocates for immigrant and human rights. He currently attends community college and aspires to one day become a history teacher.
Los Angeles is a beautiful city instilled with high expectations and unforgiving standards. It is… CONTINUE READING
When I was five years old, the last thing I wanted to do was to migrate to the U.S. I was a very happy content child, and from what I remember I excelled in school. I was madly and deeply in love with my grandmother who was my main caregiver. Unfortunately my father couldn’t find work and moved to the… CONTINUE READING
My family and I have been living in the state of Pennsylvania for 12 years, ever since we moved to the U.S. in 2000. I’m 22 years old and a sophomore at Eastern University. Growing up, I always knew something was not quite right when I could see my parents were constantly afraid of telling anyone that we “don’t have… CONTINUE READING
I am speaking to you today to share the experiences I have as one who battles with both depression and an undocumented status. It is difficult enough for one to live with this condition, let alone doing so with frustrations that come with being undocumented. CONTINUE READING