Why We Rise: Undocumented Youth Speak Out

Got this passed along to me from AALDEF... Why We Rise is a compelling new 13-minute documentary featuring three young Asian American New Yorkers who reveal what it's like to grow up without having legal immigration status. It's a unique glimpse into the struggles of real individuals whose lives are affected by the debate raging in Congress over immigration reform. Check it out:

Why We Rise was filmed by Brian Redondo and Corinne Manabat with the support of the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, and was presented last week as part of the #UndocuAsians theater performance by AALDEF's undocumented youth group RAISE (Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast). To learn more about their stories and their fight for change, go here.

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