Monthly Archives: March 2016

Immigration, DREAMers and the 2016 Presidential Election


Tech Dreamer’s Twitter’s page  

Week’s program

2016-03-24 19.02.40.jpgTonight we had a panel with four of Tech DREAMers fielding questions about their experience since arrival to the U.S. A unique insight into the lives of Latino college students who jumped and continue jumping through uncommon obstacles in pursuit of a Higher Education, the training necessary to impact society in positive ways.

The interviewer:

Genessis Castillo


Celi Palhua
Sam Aguilar
Juan Hernández
Juan de la Rosa Díaz

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Detained: Perspectives on the U.S. Immigrant Detention System

This is the description of today’s activity for the DREAM-related week.

Join Tech DREAMers as we host a panel about the U.S. immigrant detention system. Bringing together different perspectives, this panel will be made up of Laura Sanders, a local artist from Blacksburg whose work focuses on detention centers in the American Southwest; Marybeth Onyeukw, a Black undocumented immigrant rights activist from Washington D.C.; and Dr. Rebecca Hester, a professor in Virginia Tech’s Science and Technology in Society Department whose work focuses on issues of health faced by undocumented immigrants in the U.S.2016-03-21 18.39.28.jpg


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