I Support AB 131 – Marisol Granillo’s Poem

AB -131 By Marisol Granillo Undocumented and unafraid Never giving up on my Dreams Optimist until the end with a Courageous spirit, my eyes see the Unseen, the AB-131 Miracle that will Enable me to open the Next door To Encounter my Dream of becoming a successful individual in this great nation. Documents will not stop me from Reaching my dream and Enter to the Academic system in which I Must learn the truth, Equal rights I demand for I am a human being with Rights....
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I Support AB 131- Rocio Maya’s “Coming Out” Story

Revealing my Concealed Status By Rocio Maya I immigrated to the U.S. at the age of two with my older brother, who was six at the time and although I was too young to understand the socioeconomic conditions that drove us to cross that desert, I distinctly remember knowing at the age of two that we were risking our lives. Even after all of these years, I still vividly recall that feeling of vulnerability and fear. I remember needing to go pee and not being allowed to because we were hiding fro...
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I Support AB 131 – Sergio’s Story

My name is Sergio I’m 16 years old; I go to Roosevelt High School and I support AB 131. To me AB 131 is an opportunity that will help out many undocumented students, including me, trying to get a higher education. My parents always told me that in order for me and my sisters to be successful, we have to be educated and well, to me being undocumented never really mattered before. I mean it never separated me from my peers in any way until I entered high school. Entering high school I found out...
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