We once fought the fear, rejected ourselves, and cried for a number we knew nothing about. We grew up uncertain of what the future would hold, not really knowing where we could go. We fought everyday, we are fighting right now, fighting the world we knew nothing about. Always uncertain, confused some may say. Where are we from? We asked everyday. Children once lost, once where all found. United in cause, living and breathing humans we are, united in battle.
We fight for our right to live in our homes, to live in a country we all call home. To be able to call it our own.
These DREAMers are putting everything on the line. When they come out like this, they are saying, ‘I’m ready to risk it all for what I believe.’
Davis Guggenheim to Yahoo News: ‘The Dream is Now’—Steve Jobs’ widow launches new Dream Act push
“To push for passage of the provisions in the Dream Act, Cendy and others agreed to share their stories on www.thedreamisnow.org, a website launched Tuesday by filmmaker Davis Guggenheim (“Waiting for Superman” and “An Inconvenient Truth” ) and philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple founder Steve Jobs.”(via citizens4immigrants)
This will be the first of five friendly matches for El Tri in the United States
By JACK FEELEY
Immigration activists in Phoenix have called for the Mexican National Soccer team, known to its loyal fans as “El Tri”, to relocate the opening match of its 2013 U.S. Tour from Glendale, Ariz. to somewhere “outside” the state because of the state’s strict immigration laws.
Through a petition and a TV ad, Uruguayan activists asked for racist expressions to be removed from one of the most important Spanish language dictionaries.
By MANUEL RUEDA
The Spanish language contains some racist metaphors that hark back to the days when slavery was common in the Americas. Among them, “un jefe negrero” (a boss that behaves like a slave merchant) and “trabajar como un negro,” which roughly means “to work like a black person.”