‘Families Belong Together’ Rally in Sacramento California

As new revelations begin to highlight the systematic separation of children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, cities across the nation have erupted into protest. One of these cities was Sacramento, where protestors gathered to voice their concern with the Trump administration’s separation policies. “I’m really happy about the unity and the thousands, if […]

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I Am An Unaccompanied Minor

Recently, reports revealed that the U.S. government had lost track of over 1,500 unaccompanied minors, or children without guardians. Youth Radio’s Andrea Jiménez at down and talked with one of her classmates who is an unaccompanied minor.“I was 14–I needed someone to lean on for support, and I didn’t have that.” Read more at Youth […]

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‘Migrant Stories’ Documentary Can Teach Teens About Immigrant Struggle

After hearing the Trump administration’s uncertain stances on immigration policies, a group of Bakersfield lawyers produced “American Migrant Stories,” a documentary about the struggles of immigrant families seeking better lives. Among other things, the film reinforces the fact that political activism in the Trump era is more important than ever. “It should awaken all of […]

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‘120 Days’ Documents the Intimate Life of an Immigrant Family

Sacramento’s Jazmine Justice-Young weighs in on the important messages of “120 Days.” The movie portrays the daily struggles and dangers facing immigrant families living in the U.S. “Not every immigrant is dangerous like the ones broadcasted on TV. Many are from wholesome, hard-working families, restlessly chasing the American Dream.” Read more at AccessLocal.TV.

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There Are Alternatives to DACA for Undocumented Youth

After President Donald Trump announced his rescission of DACA, thousands of Dreamers across the country now face uncertain futures. But Boyle Heights’ Ricardo Diaz wants these DACA recipients to know their alternative options. “It’s important to know what alternatives to DACA—paths to lawful permanent residency and citizenship–are available.” Read more at Boyle Heights Beat.

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Dreamers out on a limb

After President Donald Trump announced his plan to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many supporters of the policy have voiced their outrage over the announcement. DACA recipients, who number over 800,000, continue to pressure the government for a more permanent solution. “With DACA ending, the future for Dreamers remains a gray […]

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Our migrant story

With President Donald Trump’s recent announcement that he plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, a massive backlash from across the nation has risen to face him. Merced’s Alejandro Murado shared a poem he wrote dedicated to all the Dreamers, praising them for their strength and encouraging them to continue fighting. […]

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