Espejos de Aztlán
10:24 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Finally home: Ramón Dorado (unjustly deported from ABQ while heading to class years ago)

Credit Marcha Día del Trabajo/UNM Dream Team / 1 de mayo 2014 (Abq, NM,USA) Photo: Cristina Baccin

Mon. 5 May, 7p: Four years ago, Ramón Dorado Mendoza was rapidly deported after being stopped by Airport police on the I-25 as he was driving to his college classes. He came with his family to Albuquerque as a child of 6 years old from Chihuahua, México.

This month he was one of the 157 undocumented activists voluntarily detained at the US border crossing in San Diego. Recently released he has played a role in the social movement called, The National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA) to reunite families. We´ll talk about his experience living in a strange land separated from his family and home in the U.S.A. and hear his opinions -and his sister´s Rosalinda- about the social activism that is forcing changes in immigration and immigrant policy across the nation.

More information about The National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA): http://theniya.org

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