undocumented

immigration

A Day of Seeking Healthcare for the Undocumented and Uninsured

Seeing a doctor is Sisyphean task for those without citizenship in the US.
Paola Ramos
12.26.18
Theater

Queer Undocumented Poet Yosimar Reyes Doesn't Care About Impressing Racists

"I want something for all undocumented people to be like, 'Oh my god, I resonate with that.' I want that to be my audience."
Yazmin Nunez
8.9.18
immigration

Immigration Officials Deny Post-Op Care to 10-Year-Old Girl Detained After Emergency Surgery

Last week, immigration officials detained Rosa Maria Hernandez, a child with cerebral palsy, as she was recovering from surgery in the hospital. With no sign of her release in sight, her family is worried that her health is in immediate danger.
Leila Ettachfini
11.2.17
LGBTQ

How 'Undocuqueer' Immigrants Straddle Two Marginalized Identities

The author of a new study about undocumented queer immigrants explains the exhaustion and fear many feel.
Steven Blum
11.1.17
immigration

ICE Followed a Child to the Hospital to Detain Her After Surgery

While on her way to the hospital in an ambulance, 10-year-old Rosa Maria Hernandez was stopped and followed by Border Patrol who have since refused to return the child to her family.
Leila Ettachfini
10.26.17
immigration

The Emotional Artwork of Children Whose Parents Were Deported

“She told me that she saw her mom taken by ICE … the girl saw her mom leave in handcuffs, and she was screaming, ‘No, no, no!’ And that’s what she drew on a piece of paper: her mom and her screaming ‘No, no, no.’”
Kimberly Lawson
7.27.17
Comment

Undocumented Immigrants Are Entitled to the American Dream

Citizen or not, everyone deserves a shot at equal opportunity.
Cesar Vargas
7.4.17
Trump

This Is What Undocumented Restaurant Workers Think About Donald Trump

"His hurtful words have only motivated me to work harder than I have ever before. I know that my work is valuable. My boss knows this, and I know this."
Javier Cabral
1.20.17
Street Food

This Is What Undocumented Street Vendors Think About Donald Trump

What tonight's results will look like according to the street vendors selling your favorite Mexican street foods.
Javier Cabral
11.9.16
Stuff

How Immigrants Get Deported for Alleged Gang Involvement

Xochitl Hernandez, a grandmother of four, is just one example of what can happen when deportations are linked to alleged criminal activity without any presumption of innocence.
Aviva Stahl
8.12.16
Stuff

The Crippling Cost of College for America's Undocumented Students

The price of college can be a deterrent for many students, but without financial aid or access to federal loans, it can be outright prohibitive for undocumented students.
Meredith Hoffman
4.4.16
News

The US Government Will No Longer Trick People Into Deporting Themselves

Border Patrol agents have been convincing immigrants to "voluntarily" leave the country by abusing them and threatening their families. They promise to stop doing that.
Charles Davis
8.27.14