How immigrants are redefining 'American' in Southern California

Laptop art: Dream Act students' computers

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC

Photo by Leslie Berestein Rojas/KPCC


Spending time with college students while they call legislators in support of the Dream Act has also meant spending time with their laptops, as many juggle school work with their activism on a bill that would grant conditional legal status to undocumented students – including some of those making the calls – and military hopefuls. A Senate vote could take place as early as this week.

While working near several students last week at a makeshift phone bank in downtown Los Angeles, the sticker art on several of their laptops caught my eye. Here are a few snapshots:

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