College Graduation 2017

Karen Zapien is the Chief Policy Analyst for DREAM Team Los Angeles. She was invited to speak at the DREAMer graduation commencement at California State University Fullerton where she graduated this year with a BA in Business Administration Accounting. These are her reflections. I think about the traditional American university graduation ceremonies, the usual speeches, that I am beyond honored and genuinely happy to be part of such a strong, educated, and caring college community. That my ...
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US Immigrants in Los Angeles Fear of Trump’s Chasers

DREAM Team LA activists sat down with Der Spiegel, Germany's top news agency, to talk about the undocumented realities under President Trump. Originally published in Spiegel Online http://www.spiegel.de/politik/ausland/donald-trump-versetzt-einwanderer-in-angst-das-sagen-menschen-in-los-angeles-a-1138304.html {Translated from German} US immigrants in Los Angeles fear of Trump's Chasers Raids, mass arrests, deportations: Knallhart is implementing Donald Trump's immigration policy. Ma...
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Book Launch / Signing Event

Tuesday, February 6, 2018, 7:30pm* Skylight Books 1818 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027 DREAM Team Los Angeles is tabling at a book launch/signing event with Americanized: Rebel Without a Green Card author Sara Saedi. Sara was born in Iran and came to American when she was 2-years old. Her father, mother, and older sister fleeing the Iranian Revolution in the early 80's. After several decades she was able to adjust her status but not without growing up with the constant fear of deport...
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