En el tiempo de mi angustia (In my time of anguish)
As a Dreamer from El Salvador and Central American migrant, I am reminded every week that our current immigration system is neither kind nor welcoming to people of color.
Jessica F. Chilin-Hernández is a staff member of the Kalmanovitz Initiative for Labor and the Working Poor at Georgetown University, where she engages questions of workers’ rights and the future of the labor movement. Originally from El Salvador, Jess is a 2012 DREAMer graduate from the College of William & Mary. At Georgetown, she advises Worker Justice DC – an alternative break program designed for students to explore the challenges facing workers in the District of Columbia and nationwide. Jess also serves as an advocate and academic resource for undocumented students at the University and is a spirited mentor to the LatinX community at large. As person of faith, Jess is committed to the increase in shared solidarity across individuals and communities.