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 […]

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 […]

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 7 annoying types of undocumented people and the politics of being undocumented

Being undocumented means being a lot of things. And this list really does not encompass them all, good and bad. Many are acknowledged already but these, I hope, offer new perspectives on old digs. Now, I am not about bashing others to feel better about myself. I know the details of these categories because I […]