Frustrated with the deadlock in Washington over immigration reform, young immigrant activists are starting to distance themselves from the core goals of the DREAMer movement.
High poverty rates, language barriers, immigration status, and trouble accessing financial aid for college are among the contributing factors.
In this podcast episode, you’ll hear three new voices in the immigrant rights movement: Jose Antonio Vargas, Tania Mattos and Juan Escalante. They are young, undocumented and public about their status.
Senator Bill Perkins has introduced a New York State DREAM Act in the state senate that would bring many more rights to young undocumented immigrants in New York.