Tag: undocumented youth

Do undocumented youth end up having the same low-wage jobs as their parents?

Despite having adapted to an American lifestyle, the children of undocumented workers end up having to settle for the same types of low wages as some of their parents, even if the children graduated from college, a new study shows. The survey  was based on interviews conducted for more than four years. The reality is far... Read more »

Latino youth speak out against Arizona immigration law

This weekend, organizers from the Chicago-based student group Immigrant Youth Justice League took their message of “undocumented and unafraid” back to the streets, this time in Pilsen, to protest Arizona’s newest immigration law. “It’s something that’s never been seen before,” the group’s founding member José Herrera told The Chicago Reporter, “youth coming out and saying... Read more »