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As a DACA Recipient, My Mental Health Suffers. We All Deserve Better Care.
I came to the United States when I was 3 years old.
Being Referred to as "Illegal" Traumatized Me and My Family For Years
I grew up in Los Angeles blissfully unaware of my undocumented status until I was around 8 years old.
Coming Out Twice: Being Latinx, Undocumented, and Queer
I'm currently writing a script for a feature film I'm working on and the last line I've written is the quote: "Where there is life, there is also the end of it."
10 Years Later After DACA, I'm Fighting to Thrive
It's hard to believe that the 10-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is now upon us.
What I'm Telling My Son About My DACA Status
Ten years ago, I was living in Washington DC when the Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was first announced on June 15, 2012.
The Reality of Being Black, Undocumented, and Never Qualifying For DACA
For as long as I can remember, migration has been a part of my story.
I Stopped Americanizing My Name, So You'll Have to Learn How to Pronounce It
The name Ílknur is very common in Turkey, but not so common in the United States.
I Met With Vice President Harris, and She Promised to Protect My Undocumented Family
For my mom, my safety and my future have always felt more valuable than her own.
My DACA Status Was Approved Before a Judge Blocked New Applications — My Father's Wasn't
Yazmin Bruno-Valdez is an immigrant from Tijuana, Mexico, who migrated to the United States at 3 years old.
President Biden's DACA Memo Is a Good First Step, but There's More to Do to Protect Immigrant Families
For years, I have followed the headlines attempting to keep track of the back-and-forth legal battles the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has faced in the courts.
My Sister Is a DACA Recipient — This Is Why I'm Voting in Her Honor This November
Ricardo Chavez is a first-time voter and youth leader with United We Dream Action.
From DREAMer to TV Producer and Author: Daniela Pierre Bravo Is Inspiring the Next Generation of Latinx
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