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December 27, 2012
Immigration activists outraged at Obama for deporting ¨DREAMers¨ Over the past couple of months, I have noticed a trend in the way immigration rights groups and activists have been presenting the issue of immigration, and its a trend I find...
December 26, 2012
Cut to a scene at a mall. A young girl tentatively sits on Santa's lap and looks up at him expectantly. "And what would you like for Christmas?" "My daddy" This girl is not alone: a report by The Telegraph shows that "A dad" is the tenth most...
December 17, 2012
We here at Atlas are incredibly honored that our work co-founding Atlas, fighting human trafficking, and empowering young people has earned Atlas' director a spot on Forbes Top 30 Under 30 list in law and policy. In case you're visiting us for the...
December 9, 2012
Back to the old format This week we will be returning to the original format of the What We Missed section: just providing you with headlines and snippets of articles along with links. We feel this will probably make it easier for you to find and...
December 7, 2012
AtlasDIY and NYSYLC are hosting a "Road to College Clinic" The Clinic will take place on Sunday, December 16th from 1-4 pm. This is a free community event brought to you by AtlasDIY and the New York State Youth Leadership Council, geared to support...
December 2, 2012
We have seen an exciting past week, with a few key changes in the immigration conversation, especially as politicians adapt to the results of the November election. It is obvious by now to both parties that the latino community is the fastest growing...
November 25, 2012
So we have been less than timely with these What We Missed weeklies, with all the work that is going on to make sure our latest website is going to be running and fully functional (release to be announced soon) and with all the other great things...
November 18, 2012
One of the major concerns I hear about coming from undocumented families is that they cannot afford health insurance, and do not think they qualify for government-funded healthcare options because of their status. There are, however, a multitude of...
November 14, 2012
When I was navigating the legal system, I wish I had had a resource like this. My family came here over 15 years ago, when I was just a child. I took my first job when I was 14, working weekends as a cashier at a 24-hour News Stand in Brooklyn from 9...
November 10, 2012
This is another letter sent to us from one of the participants of Atlas's CAMP (College Access to Migrant People) program that took place in the summer of this year, and enabled young immigrant students to explore colleges in...

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