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Fearing the Law

Deferred Action: The legal split between two generations

December 20th, 2013 by Tony Kim | No Comments

Deferred Action: The legal split between two generations

Ana Muñoz, a 16-year-old who had spent her life hiding she was an undocumented immigrant, said she felt unimaginable joy…


Same-sex couples fight for immigration rights

June 17th, 2013 by Cameron Albert-Deitch and Katherine Nagasawa | No Comments

Same-sex couples fight for immigration rights

UPDATE: Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court on June 26, 2013….


Detainment: The struggle of those left waiting

June 17th, 2013 by Kerri Pang | No Comments

Detainment: The struggle of those left waiting

Jennifer Zamora-Cisneros could not wait any longer to get her son’s hair trimmed. She had hoped that her husband would…


Beamed into court: The drawbacks of videoconferencing

June 17th, 2013 by Ellen Garrison | No Comments

Beamed into court: The drawbacks of videoconferencing

Immigration lawyer A. Olusanjo Omoniyi knows that the courts might save money by using video conferencing, but it’s also been…


Desperate and alone: Unaccompanied minors traveling to the U.S. in record numbers seek legal aid

June 17th, 2013 by Katie-Meelel Nodjimbadem | No Comments

Desperate and alone: Unaccompanied minors traveling to the U.S. in record numbers seek legal aid

Privacy lawyer Sachi Jepson looked forward to working at an international law firm in Washington D.C. because of the firm’s…


Mentally detained: Immigrants with mental illnesses fight to stay in the U.S.

June 12th, 2013 by Yu Sun Chin | No Comments

Mentally detained: Immigrants with mental illnesses fight to stay in the U.S.

The mental illnesses of immigrants like Carlos often take a heavy emotional and financial toll on their families. Click here…


Undocumented youth confide and come out

December 17th, 2012 by Polina Senderova | No Comments

Undocumented youth confide and come out

In light of the DACA process, many young immigrants, including 20-year-old José Martinez, reach a point in their lives when they are forced, for various reasons, to confide in their peers and teachers about their undocumented status. They weigh the risks of being in the open against the benefits of having a support system through their legal and personal ordeals.




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