… or “Shit White Racist Girls from Arizona Say”
Sometimes, they’re allies. Sometimes, they’re DREAMers as well.
“In the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community, it is very challenging to come out as an undocumented immigrant. Many times, even our own immediate family members perpetuate the “shame” of being undocumented by keeping us silent and in the shadows. This may even go to the extent where our own cousins won’t know about our […]
First dates are always awkward. We don’t really know why humans do it. Maybe it’s the romanticized versions that poems and novelists have sold us for centuries. We blame “Garden State.” Whatever the reason behind such strange act, we all do it. Straight, gay, trans, bi, I guess we’re all looking for that person that […]
Many “lucky” undocumented folks happen to score office jobs. Finally, a crappy job that doesn’t involve the possibility of stabbing yourself with a kitchen knife or accidently breathing poison. Sure, it might involve serving coffee to a cruel boss or doing mind-numbing data entry, but if you’ve ever had to wash dishes for a living […]
As undocumented people, we’re often presented with circumstances in which we try our best to maintain our status out of the conversation. In this episode, we present a moment of awkwardness that many of us have gone through. We’re confronted by old friends (who have obviously moved on with their lives), and in order to […]
You’ve been there. Just looking the other way pretending you don’t recognize that old high school or college classmate. Then you guys lock eyes and bang, awkward. It’s not so much the weight you’ve gained. Or the gray hair that has sparkled around the sides of your head. It’s the circumstances that has led you […]
As undocumented immigrants living in this country, there are many instances in our lives which result in awkwardness not experienced by American citizens. Things that millions of others take for granted, such as driving to the grocery store or the ability to go to a bar to enjoy a nice cold beer after a long […]
Here we have an impromptu moment captured by Mr. Aragon as Mr. Azul takes Jesus to trial for being undocumented, a college graduate, and for being “bad for the environment”. Hilarity ensues.