Desert Road

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  • Papers is the story of undocumented youth and the challenges they face as they turn 18 ... youth around the country who want to tell their stories and change immigration policy. ...
  • ... the date, and dream about the future. That's what a panel of six "cross-status" lovers - people in relationships in which one partner ... being undocumented is no big deal, "Oh you don't have papers ? My uncle doesn't have papers , how cool!" one girlfriend told him. ...
  • ... from schools on up, can demand to see immigration papers . Jacky doesn't have a drivers' license. The fear of being ... since you can't visit? No, she said, I like to hear the stories . Jacky has given up on the Dream Act. She's gotten off the ...
  • ... a knife" to create compact visual narratives out of paper . [scald=83274:kl_image_original_context ... symbols. Some of this approach reaches back to her youth and early adult years in India. A series of delicate circular works ... “I draw with a knife, cutting paper to tell visual stories .”  This approach to drawing has attached a good deal of ...
  • The slap of newsprint on suburban front steps could be heard no longer. ... of voice, the centrality of place, and a hunger for stories . So the kid of 10 or 11 who read Jack Smith while wolfing down ... beguile other young readers, will stoke their longing for stories , will make this place appear to be the most important subject of ...
  • ... an executive order that grants safety from deportation for undocumented young people. [scald=33750:kl_image_original_context ... for undocumented young people under the age of 30 as long as they meet a specific criteria.  Homeland security ...
  • Will the worst of Times ever get better? ... been the unofficial poster boy for the distressed state of the newspaper industry. I mean a letdown much more personal than that. ... that doing so was my civic duty. It was also my way of keeping abreast of what was happening in parts of town I almost ...
  • There's been a lot of talk about immigration reform this week. President Obama made it a ... zero of "DREAM Act" activism, the act which would give undocumented college students, nicknamed "dreamers," the same access to state ... filmmaker Davis Guggenheim is working with Jobs, shooting stories about "dreamers" for an upcoming documentary. Undocumented ...
  • ... to the American Dream Dr Q heard the question, "What part of illegal do you not understand?" He just never bothered to stop and think ... The story of his childhood near Mexicali, to undocumented farm worker in California's San Joaquin Valley, to Harvard's ...

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