By CAROLINA VALDIVIA As some of you may know, I have been working as a Research Associate for the National UnDACAmented Research Project (NURP), which is supervised by professor Roberto Gonzales. As a team, we wrote a report featuring the benefits of… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Earlier this year I got the opportunity to read and review Leisy Abrego’s Sacrificing Families: Navigating Laws, Labor, and Love Across Borders. Leisy Abrego is an amazing professor at UCLA’s Chicana/o Studies Department. Her research and teaching interests include gender,… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Check out “Inside Journeys”, a series featuring stories by women of color. I was recently asked (and happy) to share my thoughts on self-empowerment and identifying as an “undocumented and unafraid” woman of color.
“My Un(DACA)mented Life: Experiences of Undocumented Immigrant Young Adults Growing Up and Resisting Through Activism”
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA On December 2013, I had the pleasure to present at the 4th Binational Conference on Border Issues in San Diego, CA along with my sister Diana Valdivia. Today, I am happy to share with all that the journal article… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA Findings from our recent survey, “In Their Own Words: A Nationwide Survey of Undocumented Millennials”, have been released today! About the survey: It is one of the largest surveys to date on any segment of the undocumented population in… Read More ›
By CAROLINA VALDIVIA In the spring of 2013, I, along with fellow sociology graduate students and Dr. Jill Esbenshade, conducted a research project about the working conditions and experiences of taxi drivers. As part of a research team, I surveyed taxi drivers and reviewed… Read More ›