The layover

Between America and Me

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“You’re not American? But you speak such good English!” I’m in my freshman year dining hall, making new friends over cold pizza and casual racism. Casual because my classmate doesn’t seem to be overtly prejudiced, and they’re definitely not aware of their faux pas. I shrug and inform them that
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Here now, where tomorrow?

Between America and Me

The most valuable thing in my room is not my laptop or a photo of my mom — it’s a bland, unsuspecting folder hidden somewhere in my wardrobe. It contains immigration documents, my student visa, my passport and other boring pieces of paper that make my very existence is this
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BUSD joins lawsuit against Trump administration over DACA repeal

The Berkeley Unified School District announced in a press release Tuesday that it has joined seven other California school districts and other education agencies in a federal lawsuit that seeks to block the Trump administration’s repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.
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