What happens to a dream deferred? (non-fiction essay)

By I. Cruz I. Cruz works with Mississippi Immigrants’ Rights Alliance. She is currently making contacts all over the state and South to increase awareness of the importance of immigrants’ rights, and hoping to form significant partnerships with immigrants and allies on the way. I, Cruz is busy because there are 6 anti-immigrant laws here and […]

Becoming Aware (creative writing, non-fiction)

By Ana Mendizabal Ana Mendizabal, is  originally from and living in Cancun, Mexico. She is a High School Graduate and a Friend of Dreamers Immigration.           A word with a simple definition, yet it affects millions of people around the globe who are looking for a chance to start a new life or raise money to […]

Civil Disobedience: A two- (or three-) pronged approach

By Diego DuBois Diego DuBois is a white anarchist with distant ties to the DREAM movement. Prongs One and Two: “Our Version of Guerrilla Warfare” A comrade now agitating on the East Coast texted me this morning: “I’m feeling really hopeful by the amount of CD that’s happening across all sectors. The environmental groups, anti-bank, […]

Dreamer CDs and the Civil Rigths Movement (non-fiction essay)

By I. Cruz I. Cruz works with Mississippi Immigrants’ Rights Alliance. She is currently making contacts all over the state and South to increase awareness of the importance of immigrants’ rights, and hoping to form significant partnerships with immigrants and allies on the way. Living in Jackson, MS, which has a very small concentration of […]

My Two Cents on CDs (non-fiction essay)

By Erick Huerta Erick Huerta, aka El Random Hero, is a journalism student at East Los Angeles College,  DREAM Act activist with Dream Team Los Angeles. “There are no permanent friends and no permanent enemies in the movement.” It’s safe for me to say that folks don’t know what to make of me and my […]

Education Not Deportation – (non-fiction essay)

By Adrian please tell us; what’s the importance of, not only, giving access to higher education for undocumented students, but also providing financial assistance to those individuals? Providing financial assistance to the undocumented student population is humane. For me, receiving this assitance will alleviate the stress that I have when I think about having to either pay […]

What is the best thing about being undocumented? – (non-fiction prose)

By Barbara Elena Rodriguez Being undocumented teaches you how to appreciate the small things in life… The small things in life is appreciating the value of an ID that you don’t have and being grateful when security allows you inside a club, bar or even an R-rated movie after showing them a foreign passport. It […]