Julie Monroe

Undocumented and Unafraid: Tam Tran, Cinthya Felix, and the Immigrant Youth Movement

Editor’s Note – Tam Tran and Cinthya Felix were trailblazers. As early leaders of the immigrant youth movement, they were among this generation’s first group of undocumented students to graduate from college and enter graduate school. Against all odds, they were models of success. Their untimely deaths in 2010, at the hands of a drunk driver, robbed the movement of two remarkable leaders – but also inspired those left behind to take up the cause they fought for with ever more vigilance.

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