It took more than a year for my DACA to be processed and approved. Now I fear that I’ll have to quit my job before I even begin my first day.
Leaving your home and traveling to a far, distant land requires great bravery.
Back in El Salvador, I didn’t really know what “racism” was. After being in the U.S. for a while, I learned the meaning and impact of that word.
Two undocumented teens: One lives in a sanctuary city, and one does not. In paired essays, they describe how a sanctuary state would change their lives.
After six years the opportunity came for us to fill out immigration papers. That is when everything changed.
If my mom was deported and didn’t come home one day, it would be the hardest day of my life…I can’t imagine my life without my mom, she is the center of my universe.
I come from a family of French Jews. Now, as the French presidential election is nearing, my family is closely following the news.
Families with undocumented family members are faced with the tough question: “What is my family going to do if I’m deported?”
Zola Cervantes, 17, knows the impact deportation can have on a family first hand. Her dad was deported when she was 11. This story was produced by Youth Radio in collaboration with Boyle Heights Beat.