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CHECK HERE FOR A LISTING OF LINKS TO THE LATEST NEWS ON UNDOCUMENTED YOUTH:

Pulitzer prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas has been keeping a secret for more than fourteen years. Read his personal essay, “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant, from New York Times Magazine.

¬†Watch Vargas’ story below as seen on Define American:

Revisiting the Constitution’s ‘Birthright Citizenship,’ NPR, All Things Considered – Host Guy Raz tackles the recent debate over the 14th amendment which grants citizenship to anyone born in the United States.

‘No Papers,’ But Endless Courage, NY Daily News – Sonia G. appeared in Washington Criminal Court after an act of civil disobedience in support of the DREAM Act.¬† All charges were dropped against Sonia and the 20 other students who staged a sit-in inside a Senate office building.

The Pew Center released a new study that 8 percent of babies born in the U.S. are offspring of unauthorized immigrants. Read analysis from The Atlantic on the study and how it has impacted the nation’s immigration debate.

Illegal Indian Immigrant is granted rare reprieve, allowed to stay in U.S., The Washington Post – Yves Gomes, 17, whose parents were both departed to India and Bangladesh and little brother an American citizen, received a last minute reprieve, releasing him from his awaited deportation.

Students Spared Amid an Increase in Deportations, The New York Times – Reporter Julia Preston finds that while the Obama Administration has deported a record number of illegal immigrants, including those convicted of crimes, students who came to the country as children without papers have been released from detention and spared deportation.

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