Perpetual State of Infancy (dream theory)

By Fernando Romero Fernando, graduated from Cal State Long Beach in 2009 and studied Creative Writing and Journalism. He is a co-founding member of Dreamers Adrift and co-founding member of the AB 540 group FUEL @ CSULB. He is also the Coordinator for the Justice for Immigrants Coalition of Inland Southern California, which is an […]

I am a sovereign migrant

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 […]

Undocumented and Driving In Georgia

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 […]

Get that work permit but beware…

by Minhaz This article isn’t really targeted to those undocumented few who are so set that they have jobs lined up and ready to go once they get work permits. Those whose charms are only outpaced by their accomplishments despite their undocumented status. This article is for those of us who have worked such shitty […]

The Executive Invasion of Georgia

by Martín My name is Martín, I’m 20, I’m undocumented, been living in Georgia since I was 4…let’s get started. I was given the opportunity to be a part of the occupy movement in Georgia. I wanted to partake in the action because I felt pretty strong about it; I thought it was a pretty […]

The Ally Code of Conduct

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog by Tina Vasquez If I’m being honest with myself I know that I’m a shitty ally. There was a time when I was more involved in the movement. I attended marches and panel discussions. I went to see amazing people like Jorge Gutierrez when he and other DREAMers participated in a […]

Now you wanna help?

  By Juan S I thought the news of Barack Obama’s Deferred Action to DREAM Act eligible students would give me inspiration and hope. And it does. Part of me is hella excited, because it may solve some of our problems. The other part of me is really sad, empty, and angry because it excludes a […]

The Science of Dreams Pt. 2

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog by Minhaz Sleeping leads to dreaming and that can be dangerous. That’s why I avoid sleeping at all costs and why I am writing this at 3am. But before I began my life in this nocturnal wonderland, I tried my best to understand it. The hidden reason behind why I got […]

Undocumented and Depressed

Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By Minhaz Depression is a disorder that is often linked to experienced anxiety. While there are many “light at the end of the tunnel” aspects to our undocumented lives, there are also many things in that life that cause us to be anxious. And this can lead to all sorts of […]

How ‘Finding Nemo’ taught me more in 5 Seconds than any psychology book ever did

By Juan S I’m always smiling, but I wasn’t always like this. For the most part I was shy, quiet, and scared of trying something new. Now I’m nothing like I was before. What helped me breakout of my shell was to finally not care about my immigration status. Yet, behind this smile and positive attitude […]