Reyna Montoya, age 27, Arizona, Aliento will be honored with the Spirituality Award.
Los “soñadores” en Arizona esperan un diálogo con el recién elegido senador Jon Kyl, designado por el gobernador Doug Ducey, y que continúe con el legado de John McCain, con las puertas abiertas para conversar a favor de una solución.
From classroom teachers to school founders and administrators, these professionals go above and beyond to shape the future of education in Arizona.
El impacto que ha tenido la inmigración en la economía del país y el activismo que se lleva a cabo en Arizona.
Aliento, a community organization, hosts art workshops to help those who are affected by immigration policies to heal through creative expression.
A community organization based in Phoenix will hold a gallery showcase on Friday in order to showcase artwork created by children of immigrant families.
La organización Aliento ayuda a inmigrantes expresar sus sentimientos causados por las políticas migratorias.
Arizona activists condemned the Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday to uphold President Trump's travel ban on several Muslim-majority nations.
José Rafael Patiño is 29 years old, and he does not plan beyond one year. He does not make long-term career goals. He does not know whether he will be able to cheer on his three young nieces at their gymnastics meets or watch his nephew start kindergarten.
En el Día Internacional de la Mujer, Univision destaca a 15 mujeres latinas que están innovando en distintos ámbitos. Para Reyna Montoya el “peor enemigo es el miedo”, por eso lo convierte en una herramienta para empoderar a otros.
DREAMers are devastated as the Senate fails to pass any of four immigration proposals and the clock ticks toward President Trump’s stated March 5 deadline for a DACA deal.
DACA recipients have been lobbying lawmakers on Capitol Hill since Thanksgiving in hopes of securing permanent legal status.
This week, Leader Pelosi gave the longest-running speech in the history of the House of Representatives, lasting over 8 hours. Leader Pelosi read the stories and letters of DREAMers from across the nation to push Speaker Ryan to hold a vote on a DREAM Act to protect Dreamers
To undocumented youth activists, public gestures by Democrats ring hollow.
It was November 27, 2017, at 4 a.m. when the alarm on my phone woke me up. It was the day after Black Friday, and many families who'd spent the previous day shopping were planning on a restful Saturday.
Immigrant-rights activists are angry at the Democrats over the shutdown deal.
Hundreds of thousands of DACA recipients wait anxiously for a solution.
Our President ran a campaign that targeted – among others – those deemed illegal, foreign and alien. He largely won due to his staunch stance on “othering” people.
Esta joven de 27 años fundó una organización de ayuda a la comunidad inmigrante y su labor ha sido reconocida por la revista Forbes.
I am a hustler, and I will continue to blossom regardless of how many obstacles and injuries I face.
Reyna Montoya, una joven “dreamer”, fue nombrada cómo una de las jóvenes latinas más influyentes del momento y nos cuenta su historia de lucha y trabajo.
Por su labor con jóvenes indocumentados, Reyna Montoya fue seleccionada entre 15.000 candidatos, aunque ella también podría perder su DACA y ser deportada
An undocumented immigrant living in the East Valley has just joined the ranks of Mark Zuckerberg, and LeBron James.
This week, the nation noticed. Forbes magazine named Montoya, 26, on its 30 Under 30 list.
The annual list features 600 rising stars younger than 30 years old in 20 industries such as education, finance and music.
ASU hosted an informational workshop on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on Sept. 13 at the downtown Phoenix campus in an effort to support students and faculty impacted by President Trump's decision to rescind DACA.
Dreamers have been in the headlines as of late. President Donald Trump has said that their status in America will be reviewed unless Congress enacts legislation legalizing their status.
Local Dreamers are raising their eyebrows skeptically as Democrats say they're inching closer to a deal with President Donald Trump that could offer protections to nearly 800,000 Dreamers nationwide.
“Right now, we’re all talking among each other and trying to see what everyone knows,'' said Jose Patiño, a community organizer with Aliento, a Phoenix advocacy group for young people benefiting from DACA
As the news broke Tuesday that President Trump would be ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly known as DACA, universities and colleges across Arizona sent statements to their students.
"My parents just bought a new house, so I spent the weekend helping them paint walls," Ezequiel Santos, a 25-year old DACA recipient who attends Mesa Community College, told me. "It helped to get my mind off this stuff."