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Coming Out Illegal

Posted October 25th, 2010 in Uncategorized and tagged , by steve

From The New York Times:

“Leslie, a history major at the University of California at Los Angeles and an aspiring marathon runner with three part-time jobs and plans for grad school, keeps a neatly folded dark blue T-shirt in her closet among her jeans and her U.C.L.A. Bruins sweatshirt. Like an intimate detail, she reveals it cautiously, wearing it to campus events but not on the streets of Orange County; to a rally with a group of friends, but not alone on a crosstown bus. A senior at U.C.L.A. and the only child of a single working mother, Leslie is brave but not reckless: in the wrong place under the wrong circumstances, the T-shirt’s two words across the chest — “I’m Undocumented” — are provocative enough to upend her life.”

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http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/24/magazine/24DreamTeam-t.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=dream%20act&st=cse

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