Tag: Undocumented immigrants

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Mona Escapes – The Dream City Podcast, Episode 1

Listen to the story of Mona, a woman who left the Philippines for a better life in the U.S., and ended up having to escape from an abusive employer.

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Despite Obamacare Gains, Undocumented Immigrants Largely Excluded

Undocumented Latinos are hard hit when it comes to getting health care under the Affordable Care Act.

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Out of the Darkness: One Gay Couple’s Battle Through a Dismal Immigration Era

Von Diaz reports for BuzzFeed on the experiences of a gay Latino couple as they struggled to stay together over two decades.

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Cracks Starting to Show in DACA Program for Young Undocumented Immigrants

Von Diaz reports for Colorlines on the experiences of three young immigrants and the deferred action program.

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Video: Daughter of Deported Jordanian Immigrant Travels to Washington to Advocate for Reform

Magdolyn Kawas joined thousands of other demonstrators. Her message was about the importance of keeping families together.

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Podcast: Mexican Youth in New York Drop Out in Record Numbers

High poverty rates, language barriers, immigration status, and trouble accessing financial aid for college are among the contributing factors.

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Report: Immigration Reform Will Create A More Productive Economy

A new Fiscal Policy Institute report makes the economic case in favor of legalizing undocumented immigrants.


Commentary: Legal Violence Against Immigrants and Their Families

A new report argues that immigration enforcement is a kind of legal violence inflicted upon immigrants and their families. Erwin de Leon says it hurts the nation as a whole.