The View From Here

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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Isabella Lord / Next Generation Radio

From High School To A Homeless Shelter

With housing nearly impossible to find, many Millennials are staying with their parents. But those without stable homes have nowhere to go. Natasha Matú and Colin Ray Jackson share their experiences with homelessness.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Friday, October 28, 2016

California Dream, Undocumented

More than 3 million unauthorized immigrants live in California. Most of these men, women and children come from Mexico. Despite lack of legal status and without a path to citizenship, they are making lives for themselves and their families.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Out Of The Shadows And Into Marriage

For immigrants seeking U.S. residency, marriage provides a clear pathway. Being undocumented makes it complicated. Being gay made it impossible, until recently. His marriage was the last step in Juan Morales' 24-year journey out of the shadows.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Navigating Life And Love When One Parent Is Undocumented

Bernardo Martinez Cordova came to the U.S. illegally and quickly found a job. He also found romance with American citizen Kara Davis. The young couple must navigate between two worlds as they raise their family, despite the threat of deportation.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Undocumented Student “Feels Like An American Girl”

Many undocumented Millennials in California expect to go to college, and new laws make it possible. Laura Aguilar has been admitted to grad school, and hopes to be a dentist in four years, but she worries her immigrant status may still limit her.