Out Of The Shadows And Into The Streets

On March 14 2012, Tania Chairez and Jessica Hyejin Lee, openly undocumented and unafraid mujeres, blocked traffic in an act of civil disobedience in front of ICE headquarters in Philadelphia. They risked deportation to free Miguel Garcia, another undocumented youth who has been in ICE detention for more than 8 months, separated from his wife and U.S. citizen sons.

Tania and Jessica occupying the streets in front of the ICE headquarters.

Tania Chairez, a student at UPenn, tells her story of growing up undocumented in America

Jessica Hyejin Lee, a student at Bryn Mawr, tells her story of growing up undocumented in America.

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