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Molina SDREAM Act to Get Vote
September 14, 2010 | Huffington Post | Ryan Grim
DREAM Act To Get Vote On Senate Floor: Reid

The DREAM Act will get a vote on the Senate floor next week as part of the defense reauthorization bill as will repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell policy.

 

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Molina Soleil and SoulAju
August 23, 2010 | FRONTIERS WEB | Lesley Goldberg
DREAMmaker : A queer undocumented youth’s work to achieve the DREAM Act

"A queer undocumented youth's work to achieve the DREAM Act, Jorge is one of students featured in "Papers."

 

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Molina Soleil and SoulAju
June 11, 2010 | Reverb | Eryc Eyl
The Mile High Makeout: Soulaju’s positive hip-hop is good for the soul

"Papers" Music Supervisor Molina Soleil and SoulAju offer up hip-hop that's good for the soul. You can hear SoulAju's original music in "Papers" and in the upcoming "Papers" soundtrack.

 

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The Hill
May 24, 2010 | The Hill | Alexander Bolton
“Durbin’s Dream Act could run afoul of Schumer’s bill”

Sen. Dick Durbin is soft-pedaling his Dream Act immigration bill for fear of undercutting the comprehensive reform pushed by his Democratic leadership rival, Sen. Charles Schumer.

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Congress of the Unites States Event
18 de mayo, 2010 | Evento del Congreso | Washington, D.C.
Recepción para la Película Documental “Papers”

Los Senadores de Oregon, Ron Wyden y Jeff Merkley, y el representante, Earl Blumenauer, quisieran hacerle saber acerca de una recepción organizada para celebrar líderes jóvenes inmigrantes y los jóvenes que ayudaron a producir la película documental "Papers". También recibirá una invitación a esta recepción de parte de grupos externos.

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Dream Act
May 17, 2010 | New York Times | Julia Preston
“Illegal Immigrant Students Protest at McCain Office”

An homage to two beloved young immigration reform leaders, Tam Tran & Cinthya Felix who were killed in a car crash in Trenton, Maine on May 15th.

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Tam Tran & Cinthya Felix
15 de mayo, 2010 |   | Samuel Sukaton
“Sigan Luchando”

Un homenaje a dos queridos líderes jóvenes de la reforma migratoria, Tam Tran & Cinthya Félix, que murieron en un accidente automovilístico en Trenton, Maine, el 15 de mayo.

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Anne Galisky & Rebecca Shine
28 de abril, 2010 | Ciudadanos por Inmigrantes | Rebecca Shine
“Recuerda cuando éramos desconocidos”

La productora de “Papers”, Rebecca Shine, comparte algunas de las razones por las que produjo esta película sobre inmigrantes indocumentados jóvenes.

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New York Times
23 de abril, 2010 | New York Times | Randal C. Archibold
Arizona Promulga Severa Ley de Inmigración

La gobernadora del estado de Arizona, Jan Brewer, promulgó con su firma este viernes la más severa ley en contra de la inmigración ilegal. La medida desató a nivel nacional protestas inmediatas y reavivó la batalla controvertida sobre la reforma migratoria.

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New York Times
17 de abril, 2010 | New York Times | Artículo de Opinión
Arizona Goes Over the Edge

La legislatura de Arizona se pasa de la raya en el debate migratorio, aprobando una ley dura y mezquina que haría poco para detener la inmigración ilegal. Lo que sí causaría es un aumento en perfilismo racial, trabaría la policía local, y pusiera en peligro las agencias del gobierno a demandas frívolas, impulsadas por razones políticas.

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El Gato
5 de abril, 2009 | Tucson Weekly | Samantha Ferrell
Jóvenes Indocumentados

El filme originó en la ciudad de Portland, Oregon, producto de una asociación comunitaria entre el El Grupo Juvenil, un grupo de activistas jóvenes, y el estudio cinematográfico, Graham Street Productions, y el filme llega al estado de Arizona presentando una perspectiva nacional sobre el tema.

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El Gato
1 de abril, 2010 | The Harvard Crimson | Por Elizabeth C. Pezza
Viviendo en las Sombras

Sus esperanzas por la reforma migratoria incumplidas repetidamente, estudiantes indocumentados aguantan un futuro, efectivamente, incierto. "El silencio significa que yo no existo. Por cuatro años, yo entré y salí de estas aulas; no existo. Terminé mis ensayos expositivos; no existo. Recibí mi título universitario de Harvard este junio pasado; no existo".

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MSN Latino
15 de mayo , 2010 | MSN Latino | Susana Irles
  Documental saca de las sombras las vidas truncadas de jóvenes indocumentados  

Washington, 15 mar (EFE).- El documental "Papeles", de la directora Anne Galisky, retrata las vidas de jóvenes indocumentados, la mayoría de ellos hispanos, que han crecido en Estados Unidos y ven su futuro truncado al cumplir 18 años.

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El Gato
15 de marzo, 2010 | El Gato | Argelia Martinez
La Película Documental “Papers” The Movie Llega al Corazón

"Papers" es un documental que se centra en las historias conmovedoras de jóvenes indocumentados y los retos que enfrentan cuando se dan cuenta de que no tienen carrera en los Estados Unidos debido a...

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The Mario Solis-Marich Show
12 de marzo, 2010 | Mario Solis Marich Show | Mario Solis
La productora de “Papers” en el programa de radio de Mario Solis Marich Show
Rebecca Shine es la productora del documental "Papers". Ella se une con Mario para hablar sobre la proyección de "Papers" en la universidad de CU Boulder y las protestas llamadas "Coming Out Of The Shadows" (Saliendo De Las Sombras).
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CNN - Trail of Dreams
March 12, 2010 | CNN | Rick Sanchez
Four undocumented students aim to raise awareness...
On January 1st, four immigrant students left Miami, Florida for a four month-long journey to Washington, DC – on foot. These brave students are walking the “Trail of Dreams” in order to unite support for just and humane immigration reform and highlight the urgent need for change.
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Obama Links Immigration Overhaul in 2010 to G.O.P. Backing
March 11, 2010 | New York Times | Julia Preston
Obama Links Immigration Overhaul in 2010...
In advance of the March 21 Immigration Reform March on Washington, young immigrants in cities across the country are holding “coming out parties” where they disclose publicly that they do not have legal immigration status. In downtown Chicago on Wednesday, eight immigrants made such declarations. Among them was Tania, a 26-year-old student from Mexico, who stood by a sign that read “Undocumented and Unafraid.”
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Undocumented and unafraid
March 10, 2010 | Chicago Tribune | Mary Schmich
Undocumented and Unafraid
Undocumented and Unafraid: Participants march in Union Park in Chicago Wednesday as part of the Immigrant Youth Justice League’s national immigration rights mobilization. The group proceeded to the Federal Plaza in downtown Chicago, where they continued the demonstration.
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Huffington Post
March 10, 2010   | Huffington Post | Mario Solis Marich
The Broken Senate Breaks Dreams
“Papers” follows a number of our nation’s top high school graduates as they deal with the reality of being undocumented and discarded by a political system that seems to respond only when the rich and powerful need welfare, compassion, and government action.
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Mario  Solis Marich Show
March 10, 2010 | Mario Solis Marich Show | Mario Solis
“Papers” Music Director on Mario Solis Marich Show
Molina Soleil is the Music Director for the documentary “Papers” and a member of hip-hop group Soulaju. He joins Mario to discuss his original music in the film “Papers.”
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Dream Activist-org
March 5 | DreamActivist.org | Mohammad
National Coming Out of the Shadows Week
National Coming Out of the Shadows Week – March 15 to 21st
March 10th is National Coming Out Day. In Chicago, the Immigrant Youth Justice League will be holding a rally and a march to launch a week-long “coming out” of undocumented youth across the country. In other cities and towns, students are coming out to their friends on a much smaller scale. Whether big or small, consider participating in the National Coming Out Day and weeks by coming out!
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Firedoglake Chat
Jan. 4, 2010 | Firedoglake | Lisa Derrick
"Papers" Director Online Chat with Firedoglake
Papers the Movie: Stories of Undocumented Youth delivers the poignant stories of five undocumented students whose life in the United States is colored daily by their lack “papers.” Without proof of their immigrant status, it is against the law for them to drive or work, and it is difficult or impossible for them to get into college....
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New York Times - Papers' Article
PHOTO: Oscar Hidalgo for The New York Times
Jan. 1, 2010 | New York Times | Julia Preston
To Overhaul Immigration, Advocates Alter Tactics
Lacing up new pairs of walking shoes with a flourish, four immigrant students set out on foot from downtown Miami on Friday, starting a four-month walk to Washington to protest what they called the Obama administration’s lack of action on legislation granting legal status to illegal immigrants...
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New York Times - Papers' Article
PHOTO: Jessica Kourkounis for The New York Times
Dec. 15, 2009 | New York Times | Randal C. Archibold
New Immigration Bill Is Introduced in House
The on-again, off-again drive to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws moved back to Congress on Tuesday with the introduction of legislation that would open a path to legal status for millions of illegal immigrants. The bill, introduced by Representative Luis V. Gutierrez, Democrat of Illinois, was seen as the opening volley in what Democrats and Republicans expect to...
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aldiatx
Nov. 21, 2009 | aldiatx | JULIÁN RESÉNDIZ
Exhortan generar más apoyo público para el Dream Act
Los estudiantes indocumentados deben trabajar más duro para que se apruebe una ley federal que les concedería residencia legal, ya que sus detractores han sabido ser más eficientes ante los medios de comunicación y miembros del Congreso.
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Nov. 18, 2009 | My Fox Houston | Duarte Geraldino
Papers Screening in Houston, TX
HOUSTON - More than 200 people attended a screening of a 'Papers The Movie' at the Ripley Houston. The documentary looks at the struggles facing undocumented immigrants studying in the U.S. Many Texas students may never become U.S. citizens...
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Nov. 12, 2009 | CNN with Rick Sanchez  
Papers the Movie Director and Walter Lara on CNN
Anne Galisky from Papers the Movie and Walter Lara on CNN talk about the new documentary and the DREAM Act. No copyright infringement intended...
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Resolution 09-134
Oct. 29, 2009 | The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners | Portland Oregon
  Resolution Urging the United States Congress and the President to Support the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minor (DREAM) Act  
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners Finds...
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Nick Fish
Oct. 22, 2009 | El Hispanic News | Julie Cortez
  Consejo de la Ciudad de Portland da apoyo al Acto DREAM  
Portland, OR — El Consejo de la Ciudad de Portland pasó una resolución el miércoles pasado declarando su apoyo para el Acto de Desarrollo, Apoyo y Educación para Menores (DREAM)...
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Jewish Report
Oct. 19, 2009 | Jewish Review | Brooke Wheatley
Film explores plight of immigrant youth
Imagine if you did not have the right to live in the country where you grew up. Imagine that you couldn’t work or drive. Imagine you couldn’t apply for a state ID or get on an airplane...
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The Oregonian
Oct. 14, 2009 | The Oregonian | Gosia Wozniacka
  Portland council endorses federal proposal to offer legal status to immigrant students  
Inspired by watching a film about undocumented youth, the Portland City Council passed a resolution Wednesday supporting a federal proposal to grant legal status to undocumented youth...
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South Los Angeles Report
Oct. 5, 2009 | South Los Angeles Report | Shirin Parsavand
Telling the stories of undocumented youth
A new documentary that depicts the struggles of undocumented immigrant youths and the effort to help them become citizens will be screened on Tuesday in Gardena...
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Portland Upside
Oct. 3, 2009 | Portland Upside | Sara and Rob Bednark
Out of Shadows and onto the big screen
On Sept. 26, the documentary “Papers” launched its national tour at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon. That’s because the filmmakers, both youth and adults, wanted to showcase their extraordinary adventure in their hometown.
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El Hispanic News
Sept. 24, 2009 | El Hispanic News (English) | Julie Cortez
  Local film ‘Papers’ gives undocumented students a national platform  
Portland, OR ? “Papers,” a locally-produced documentary about the barriers facing undocumented students, already has people across the nation clamoring for screenings. But this is a homegrown project with major hometown support, and Portland gets first dibs, with the first official “Papers” premiere this Saturday followed by a few more local screenings before the film hits the road...
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El Hispanic news
Sept. 24, 2009 | El Hispanic News (Spanish) | Julie Cortez
  Película local ‘Papers’ consigue una plataforma nacional  
Portland, OR ? “Papers,” un documental producido localmente sobre las barreras que enfrentan los estudiantes indocumentados, ya tiene a gente en todo el país pidiendo a gritos para proyectarla.
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Portland Tribune
Sept. 24, 2009 | Portland Tribune | Jason Vondersmith
Film probes life without papers.
Film probes life without papers. Movie explores what happens when child immigrants turn 18
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Oregonian
Sept. 22, 2009 | The Oregonian | Gosia Wozniacka
Documentary film gives voice to undocumented youths
"OK, roll it! You're on!" - Director Anne Galisky called out, and a young man with headphones focused the camera on the suit-clad older man with the yarmulke. The crew of Graham Street Productions, a Portland-based production company, hushed.
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El Centinela
Sept. 17, 2009 | El Centinela | Rocío Rios
  "Papers": La película que habla de la frustración de miles de jóvenes  
La realidad de los jóvenes que por no tener papeles no pueden entrar a la universidad es el tema de la película "Papers" que será exhibida nuevamente el lunes 5 de octubre en el Hollywood Theater de Portland.
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New York Times
April 19, 2009 | New York Times | Kirk Semple
  In New Jersey, Bills Offering In-State Tuition to Illegal Immigrants Face a Fight  
Champions of a proposal to allow illegal immigrants in New Jersey to pay in-state college tuition could be forgiven for believing, after years of frustration and defeat, that their cause may finally have momentum.
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 Dream Activist
June 29, 2009 | dreamactivist.org | Duarte Geraldino
Victory — In-State Tuition in Wisconsin
A big victory for all students and groups in Wisconsin who have been pushing for in-state tuition.

We just got word this morning that the final budget, which will be signed this morning by Governor Jim Doyle, will include an in-state tuition provision. This will allow for students who graduate from a WI high-school to be eligible receive in-state tuition within the UW System and Wisconsin technical college schools.
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June 4, 2009 | immigrationimpact.com | Mary Giovagnoli
  Reuniting Families Act Helps Immigrants Who Play Por the Rules  
Although many people associate comprehensive immigration reform solely with issues of legalization and deportation of undocumented immigrants, the truth is that millions of legal immigrants are also victims of our broken immigration system—a system that has been floundering for the last 20 years.
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Portland Upside
April 8, 2009 | New York Times | Julia Preston
Obama to Push Immigration Bill as One Priority
While acknowledging that the recession makes the political battle more difficult, President Obama plans to begin addressing the country’s immigration system this year, including looking for a path for illegal immigrants to become legal, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
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April 16, 2009 &
Oct. 14, 2008
| Univision Television |  
Oct. 14, 2008 Univision Television (in Spanish)
"Papers" youth and associate producer interviewed on Univision.
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Portland Upside
March 26, 2009 | Immigration Law & Policy |  
  House and Senate Introduce DREAM Act, a Measure to Address the Plight of Immigrant Students  
WASHINGTON, DC -- Today, the DREAM Act ... This bipartisan legislation addresses the situation faced by young people who were brought to the United States years ago as undocumented immigrant children, and who have since grown up here but are being denied the ability to fully contribute to society.

The DREAM Act was reintroduced in the United States House and Senate. For more on the DREAM Act, go to United DreamActivist.org or the DREAM Act Portalor change.org
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Portland Upside
Jan. 9, 18-22 2009 |      
  "Papers" Crew films in Washington, D.C. during Presidential Inauguration week  
 
 
Portland Upside
Nov. 9, 2008 | The Oregonian |  
  "A film in the works tells the story of youths who grow up in the U.S. without citizenship..."  
 
 
 
Portland Upside
Nov. 2008 | Democratic and Republican Conventions in 2008
  "Papers" Crew films at Democratic and Republican Conventions in 2008.  
"Papers" youth crew member Jose, Age 17: Notes from the 2008 Democratic Convention
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June 13, 2007 | City Council Hearing |  
  Jose Luis Juarez addressing the Portland City Mayor Tom Potter and City Council Members  
Jose Luis Juarez addressing the Portland City Mayor Tom Potter and City Council Members on June 13, 2007
 
 
 
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