A young Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holder reflects on living a life under less than ideal conditions. That makes a birthday exceptional.
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In my last update, I expressed several frustrations with being a 20-something year old. Those frustrations are still relevant, but… Read more 1,000 miles: step 85
This past week, the nation tuned into Attorney Jeff Sessions’ announcement on the termination of DACA. News outlets were then eager… Read more On Citizenship: A Takeaway from the DACA Decision
TPS affects hundreds of thousands. TPS means you will go home eventually. The thing with TPS is that in many cases, it carries on for several decades—not out of a fault in the system, though many will argue that.
Over the weekend, my little brother and I tore up a box Mommy brought home. It held a small Christmas tree. We dressed it up… Read more 1,000 miles: step 48 & a lesson from @JuHong89
“Maybe my finger has never pulled the trigger of White supremist crime and violence Still, I will forever be as… Read more 1,000 miles: step 45
This is me and Ana Negoescu, Director of Education and Advocacy at CARECEN’s 32nd Anniversary Celebration and Awards Ceremony. It’s… Read more 1,000 miles: step 44
“It is no measure of good health to be well adjusted to a sick society.” -Andrea Gibson, spoken word poet… Read more fightin’ #timeisnow
My goal is to teach creative writing at the college level. I have several years to wait, but for the… Read more 1,000 miles: step 39