Mexican agricultural workers cultivate lettuce in California. Photo Copyright: Getty Images

Fear of the unknown fills our hearts when we hear immigrant stories in the United States. Stories of risks, courage, and sacrifices are very common to immigrant families. Amidst this, many mixed-status families risk being separated and potentially never able to see each other again. In contrast, while immigrants suffer to see another day, politicians take advantage of stereotypes and racist rhetoric to villainize undocumented immigrants. In 2020, we saw the level of treatment immigrants face at government facilities. The imagery of immigrants in cages reminds us of the inhumane conditions that have cycled in history. Furthermore, images of immigrants…

Jose Gallo

Jose, formerly being undocumented, shares his passion for immigration law. Jose has graduated from Santa Clara with a B.S. in Political Science and Pre-Law.

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