I Support AB 131 – Gerson Cortes’ Story

As a child, Gerson Cortes spent a lot of time staring into space, imagining what his life would be like when he grew up. The dreams were never the same, but they followed a basic path: I would sometimes come home from an excavation, shovel in hand, and a priceless, ancient artifact cradled in my arm. Or, I would get home from a long day on set, throat sore from yelling commands at the crew. And others, I would arrive home from a long book signing tour, where thousands of people lined up to buy ...
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I Support AB 131 – Bupendra’s Story

My name is Bupendra and I support AB 131. Ethnically Indian, I was born in Fiji and I came to the United States when I was two-years-old. Six months later, I became undocumented. At the age of 23, I became undocumented and Unafraid. I never knew what it meant to be undocumented; all I knew is that I had a passion to learn. I was exactly like the student sitting next to me, learning about the values this country was founded on, believing that those who work hard can succeed in America. As sapp...
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Call out for 131 stories in support of AB131

  Dream Team Los Angeles is currently working on collecting 131 stories in support of AB 131, the more substantial portion of the CA Dream Act. AB 131 will allow undocumented students to qualify and compete for Institutional and State financial aid. As many of you already know, both dreamers and allies have been working for the passage of this bill for 10 years now, and know the positive impact it’ll have on CA. That’s why DTLA wants to know, how will AB 131 help you in achieving ...
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