Ruben Navarrete Jr. is an Uncle Tom

By I. Cruz I. Cruz is an immigrants rights activist and community organizer in Mississippi.      What did I think when I read Ruben Navarrette’s comments? If he only spent enough time spreading that vitriol against the 1%, against Obama for not having a harsh enough stance against NDAA, if he focused that energy […]

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 […]

The undocububble and 4 reasons why legal status doesn’t fix everything

  Dreamers Adrift > Undocublog By Minhaz Two years ago, I didn’t really know what it was like to have a community to deal with my undocumented status. Now, probably like many of us, I forget what it was like outside of being undocumented. Even worse, I forget what it was like being undocumented and […]

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 […]