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.

Always in Exile (non-fiction)

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 […]

Somewhat Documented but Still Awkward

  By Fernando Romero   Date: Monday, March 12, 2012 Time: 8:30 a.m. Place: Dept. of Motor Vehicles in Pomona, Califorina   DMV clerk: In order to renew your license, I need to see all your immigration documents to see you’re still in the process. Do you have your green card? Fernando: I haven’t gotten my green […]