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More than 22 million people in the US are in mixed-status households, where at least one undocumented person lives with citizens or lawful temporary immigrants. By Yamila Martinez Since Daymieri Ariciel Narvaez was a child, she wanted was to help her parents live without fear. As the daughter of undocumented immigrants, she dreamed of enrolling in […]
In 2012, young people pushed for the establishment of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. But the work is far from over. By Rania Soetirto Growing up, Norma Gonzalez remembers how their parents were afraid to even drive down the street. As undocumented immigrants who spoke only Spanish, their parents feared racial profiling from the police. “Throughout […]
As Twitter loses its most active users and with young people favoring short-form video, the role TikTok plays in elections is likely only going to get larger. By Sofia Andrade Gen Z voters are an increasingly powerful political demographic, especially for Democrats and progressives. That much was proven in the 2022 midterm elections, where high turnout among […]
If President Biden and the Democrats want to keep young voters engaged, the party needs to actually address their concerns. By Porter Wheeler The Democratic Party went into the midterm elections uncertain. Over the summer, President Biden hit his lowest approval rating with young people, a crucial part of the Democrats’ coalition, after a year and a half […]
While the legislation was intended as a buttress against Republican attacks on LGBTQ+ rights, activists have criticized the RFMA for including religious liberty exemptions. By Theia Chatelle Anticipating an increasingly activist Supreme Court and wary of further incursions on LGBTQ+ and other rights, Democrats sprung into action. A unique combination of factors—a lame-duck session of Congress, […]
Broad-based debt relief could benefit borrowers of all backgrounds. By Adrija Bhattacharjee and Orlando Cabalo When policy-makers and advocates talk about uplifting minority communities, the concerns of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities are often left out of the discussion—especially when critiquing our current student debt system. Part of this can be tied to the “model minority” myth—a harmful stereotype […]