Low-Profile Illegal Alien Endorses Donald Trump

by Jesús Iñiguez The last several days have seen a flurry of high profile undocumented activists drawing lines in the sand as to which Democrat contender will be the one to get the DREAMer backing in the upcoming presidential election. Prominent DREAMers from both the Clinton and Sanders camps have sniped at each other via […]

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 […]

Apathy is Not an Option: Election Night for Undocumented Americans (non-fiction essay)

By Edber Macedo Edber is third year UCLA student and a member of Dream Team Los Angeles.   On November 6, 2012 people across the world placed their attention to on the American people (or more accurately the Electoral College) to who they would choose as the person who would influence all corners of the […]

It’s Not Every Day a Dreamer Gets to Go Home

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 […]

The Overwhelming Burden of Consciousness

As dreamers, as activists, but mostly as human beings we have to be able to sit comfortably with the pain of the world. We have to overcome our own pain and overwhelm ourselves with the pain of the world, so much so that it becomes heavy. Heavy with meaning at the very least.

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 […]

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 […]

The Science of Dreams Pt. 1

The Science of Dreams is a parallel piece by two undocumented science majors that covers each writers perspectives on science in the undocumented community. Juan is majoring in Electrical Engineering and Minhaz has a degree in Neuroscience. By Juan S Scientists and Dreamers have a lot of things in common. Both push the limits of […]

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 […]

10 Years and Counting

“Three of us got invites to attend our 10 year high school reunion this year. And it got us thinking about what we would say to our fellow peers whom we graduated alongside so many years ago, many whom are well underway in nurturing careers and supporting their own families. How could they possibly understand […]