Home Is a Dream and a Cage—but It Doesn’t Have To Be
Immigrants who are DACA-protected or otherwise undocumented should get to choose what and where “home” is.
DACAmented and Dedicated: A 2020 Corps Member’s Story
Albert is a 2020 corps member from New Orleans who has been accepted in to the Los Angeles corps. He is also a DACA recipient. He sat down with TFA staff to share his thoughts on the importance of teaching Latinx kids, reframing immigrant narratives, and supporting policy to help immigrants gain American citizenship.
Undocumented in Color
Atlanta Artist Yehimi Cambrón (Metro Atlanta ’15) brings to life the complexities of the immigrant experience through murals that make this issue, and the people at the heart of this issue, unavoidable.
A Teacher’s Future Hangs on a Supreme Court Case
While he waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a teacher serenades his community.
Holding on to Hope With DACA's Future at Stake
Miriam Gonzalez Avila, a teacher and Teach For America alum, filed a lawsuit to save DACA. Now the Supreme Court is set to hear her case.
Finding Power in Art
For many people, immigration status—whether their own or their families’—can be a source of intense fear and anxiety. In Arizona, a nonprofit seeks to harness and heal those painful lived experiences.
10 Education Issues That Made Headlines in 2018
A look back at the most discussed national educational stories of 2018.
With Students’ Futures on the Line, These Teachers are Leading In Unexpected Ways
For immigrant students, it is a time of unease and uncertainty, but these teachers are right where students need them to be – beside them, supporting them.
Teacher, Dreamer, American
I’ll live in fear of arrest if DACA ends. But I’m not a criminal. I am a pre-school teacher.