Immigration

New Play about Undocumented Students: The Pot

A new play about undocumented students premiered this month in Charlotte, NC. The Pot is about a college student, Laura, bringing her boyfriend, Rick, home to meet the family at Thanksgiving.  Her father has been elected to the state legislature … Continued

Stop Discrimination in our Colleges

Some students face a separate and unequal path to college. Take Florida, for example.  Citizens, born in the Sunshine State and who graduated from Florida high schools, may not have the same rights as others for in-state college tuition.  Why?  … Continued

Race and the Questioning of “Natural Born Citizens”

Sen. Rubio is a citizen, and so is Wendy Ruiz. But some people question whether they are “natural born citizens.” After doubting Pres. Obama’s birth certificate, the birthers have now attacked Marco Rubio, a conservative senator from Florida. Even though … Continued

DREAM Activists in Florida Petitioning for a Future

Some students face a separate and unequal path to college. Take Florida, for example.  Citizens born in the Sunshine State and who graduated from Florida high schools may not have the same rights as others for in-state college tuition.  Why?  … Continued

UAE Youths Removed from Flight Due to Fellow Passenger’s “Fears”

The skies weren’t too friendly in Charlotte, NC, on Thanksgiving. Eight college students were identified as possible terrorist threats and taken off flight 1768 in Charlotte, which was headed for Washington DC. The students were going to a Conference called … Continued

Charlotte, NC: Community Rallies, Rodrigo Cruz Ambrocio Saved from Deportation

When a community comes together, deportations can be stopped, and such was the case recently in North Carolina. Originally from Mexico, Rodrigo Cruz Ambrocio has lived in Charlotte, North Carolina, since he was 10 years-old. He is 16 now and … Continued

A Quick Look at the Arrests in North Carolina

This week in Charlotte, NC, undocumented students bravely spoke out against a system that discourages education and creates fear against the immigrant community. On Tuesday, September 6, members of the NC Dream Team held a rally on the campus of … Continued