(Im)migrant Narratives

Migration Is a Human Right

October 27, 2021 by Rocio Evelin Carranza Jacinto, M.P.H.

Migration is a human right. As a descendant of the Purhepecha people, the monarch butterfly reminds me that my migration to Turtle Island is an ancestorial practice that has been happening before the construction of colonial borders. The current state…

Holding on to Hope

October 21, 2021 by Jessica Doumit, J.D.

I crouched next to my mother as we monitored the television screen. Footage of the explosion that struck Beirut, Lebanon at 6:07 p.m. on August 4, 2020 repeatedly flashed across the monitor. My heart raced, my eyes darted, and my mind wandered, gripped…