U Visa Offers Crime Victims A New Life In The US

A little known program called the U Visa is giving some undocumented people a chance to start a new life in the US. But, there’s a catch. The U Visa is only available for victims of violent crimes and they have to take the risk of reporting those crimes first before they are eligible forContinue reading “U Visa Offers Crime Victims A New Life In The US”

Albuquerque Dreamer

Undocumented students don’t have many options once they leave school.  Many can’t continue on after high school, even if they were stellar students, and those who do attend a college or university can’t legally get a job after graduation. The DREAM Act would give young people who were brought into the  US as children, underContinue reading “Albuquerque Dreamer”

Inspiration In Chicago

I had one goal at this year’s Third Coast International Audio Festival – listen for inspiration. That was easy to find while talking to the incredible range of people at the conference. There were producers in their early 20s, just navigating their first stories, and experienced veterans who had advice on producing meaningful documentary projects. Continue reading “Inspiration In Chicago”