Tag Archives: undocumented women

The draft immigration reform bill is a mixed bag for women and LGBTQ folks

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post from Verónica Bayetti Flores. Verónica is the Assistant Director of the Civil Liberties and Public Policy program (CLPP) at Hampshire College. She has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color, and helped to [...]
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What happens when women are “illegal”?

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. Earlier this week, the Associated Press made the decision to drop the [...]
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Watch this video on the impossible choice faced by many undocumented women

TweetAn important new campaign called #ImHere is highlighting the terrible choice millions of immigrant women face in the United States: between keeping themselves and children safe and keeping their families together. The human rights group Breakthrough made this heartwrenching video: Click here for transcript. Norma Ortiz, an activist and former undocumented immigrant, has a story [...]
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