Shopping for Holiday Spirit

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By Dulce The U.S. has adopted a culture where buying larger and buying more are the norms of the nation, and simplicity is a thing of the past. The fact that we are trying to be sold happiness during the holidays is no surprise at all. The same consume and demand ritual occurs every year, […]

How I Learned Not to Dream

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog   By Luis Efrain Serrano About 3 years ago I began my lifestyle as an organizer. I was a little older than most but like a lost sheep looking for a place to belong I found my place, or so I thought. I came in through a popular movement called the […]

Deformists vs Madicals: Reflections on Praxis

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By ille the gal One of the greatest obstacles to the achievement of liberation is that oppressive reality absorbs those within it and thereby acts to submerge men’s consciousness. Functionally, oppression is domesticating. To no longer be prey to its force, one must emerge from it and turn upon it. This […]

Martin Meets Andrew W.K. – A short story of depression, hate, suicide, solitary confinement, and PARTY HARD

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By Martin Mentally I’m fucked up. I’ve always been fucked up…but I’m one of those fuck up’s who tends to manage by listening to bad music, eating rice and beans, and lying to myself about everything I can possibly manage to turn into from fucking disappointment. Being undocumented, of course you […]

Salvageable: On Immigrants Not Worth Saving

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog Before (or after) reading this post, please take a minute to sign this petition for Manuel and join us on Oct 12, 15, & 16th for call ins. Thank you. By Rosa Calderon and William Anderson “Positing decarceration as our overarching strategy, we would try to envision a continuum of alternatives to […]

Immigrant Youth Coalition does not forget its mission

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog   by Dulce During the weekend of August 10th to the 12th, youth from across California gathered in Los Angeles with a purpose: to learn, connect, and empower. The collective, Immigrant Youth Coalition (IYC) had its first ever retreat with close to 30 youth representing the areas of Los Angeles, San Gabriel Valley, […]

I am a sovereign migrant

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Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By ille the gal Malcolm X: Being born here does not make you an American. I am not an American, you are not an American. You are one of the 22 million black people who are the victims of America…You are not an American, you are the victim of America! I […]

Rant

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By Martín I say be patient, whatever fucking happens…so be it, I think if we let deferred action and any other privileged form of progression “empower” us and make us feel “liberated” by solely obtaining a work permit then we’re somewhat doomed as a community and as a person (not as an undocumented person, but […]

Undocumented and Driving In Georgia

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By Martín I’m Martín. I’m undocumented. I drive. No license. Let’s Rock N’ Roll! Driving has always been a euphoric and perverted sick fantasy of mine ever since the first time I laid eyes on the majestic modern marvel this is a Car. I came to America in 1995 with my mother, posing as a […]

The Bengali Language Movement

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By Minhaz If thought corrupts language then language can corrupt thought. My country of origin is a little place called Bangladesh. Established in 1971, it is so new that my parents are older than it. However, it has a culture and language that has existed for millennia. Following the partition of Pakistan and East Bengal […]