Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s been awhile since I’ve been here. Life sometimes gets ahead of us and I am finally able to catch a break. A couple of months ago I visited my parents in Florida. It is always nice to see them but something about this visit was different.
Reading Time: 2 minutes It is time to use our platform, My Undocu Life, for further good. The profit of this merchandise campaign will go towards United We Dream’s Advocacy Efforts. Thanks to the great design help from our peer and friend Nathasya with Love Simply.
Reading Time: 5 minutes My hope for all who are undocumented is for you to know you are not alone. I, too, as an undocumented single pastor with Afro-Peruvian and Peruvian-Italian roots, lament with you. I lament all the times you’ve never heard that God loves you and is for you regardless of your documentation, because you are a child of the King of Kings and Lord of Lords. I apologize for all the racist, discriminatory, xenophobic comments…
Reading Time: 6 minutes Milly, my dear friend was featured in the book, “Keeping the Faith,” a collection of reflections from several authors on Politics and Christianity during the 2016 – 2020 presidency edited by Jonathan P. Walton, Suzie Lahoud, and Sy Hoekstra. With the announcement from Texas on DACA this week I found it comforting to reread her passage on “Restaurando Esperanza.” We stand together in good and bad. Still we keep rising.
Reading Time: 2 minutes How many of y’all want to own a house, apartment, tiny home, mansion, or anything real estate? I sure do.
Reading Time: 2 minutes There are some things that I was told before starting a job that not everyone has the privilege of hearing. With that in mind I wanted to compile a list of pro-tips that can be essential to a successful career in ANY job. Some may be job-specific but I’ll try to give you the essentials […]
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Sign-on to Support the Dream Act! A group of Dreamers and alumni from TheDream.US are writing to the Senate in support of the Dream Act of 2021, and they are asking for your support.
Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s now been seven months since I made the life-altering decision to leave the United States. Honestly, there are still some days where it hasn’t fully sunk in. I’m still processing the plethora of emotions. As someone who lived as an undocumented, then DACAmented immigrant in the U.S., this was not something I took lightly […]
Reading Time: 15 minutes We will explore how I found my ties to the Guachichil tribe through my 7th great grandparents in a baptism record from 1720 of my 7th great aunt, Raphaela de los Angeles.
Reading Time: 2 minutes A lot has happened since this blog site first opened up to the back in November of 2019. I can thankfully say that the road ahead seems a lot less bumpy for myself and many of the readers and supporters of this My Undocu Life. You can read the intro to the blog here: Welcome to […]