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Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley has indicated his …

Presidential candidate Martin O’Malley has indicated his support for immigrants by signing our ‪#‎WordsMatter‬ pledge. See the list of candidates and media companies who have signed on so far: https://defineamerican.com/wordsmatter …

#‎WordsMatter‬ in the conversation about immigration. Through humanizing language, …

#‎WordsMatter‬ in the conversation about immigration. Through humanizing language, we can find solutions that are humane.  Sign our petition to help: http://www.care2.com/go/z/27146636 …

Split in Trenton on Issuing Driver’s Licenses to Undocumented Immigrants

New Jersey is the latest state to consider granting driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants. The decision would allow “otherwise law abiding residents to participate in the economy more meaningfully,” according to the CATO Institute.

What Mexican Chefs Cook at Home: La Comida de los Cocineros

What do Mexican line cooks eat at home? This video reveals how five co-workers have become a family after coming to America.

Hillary Clinton has taken our ‪#‎wordsmatter‬ pledge to drop …

Hillary Clinton has taken our ‪#‎wordsmatter‬ pledge to drop the term “illegal” when referring to undocumented immigrants. Which presidential candidate will be next? defineamerican.com/wordsmatter …

The Women of Hollywood Speak Out

Equality, opportunity and diversity – all things that define American.

A longtime fitness instructor to Washington’s elite tells clients he’s undocumented

Uriel Casas, the trainer for prominent Washingtonians including Pardon the Interruption’s Tony Kornheiser, is the latest undocumented American to join our Coming Out campaign.

These stories collected by Humans of New York will help you understand why we must do more to support those fleeing Syria. See Brandon Stanton’s post on Medium.

Syria, Faith, and the Constitution

Rev. Ryan M. EllerExecutive Director, Define American Read on the Huffington Post Not everything in America has to be about Republican and Democrat. There are times when it should simply be about humanity, and about how we define what it means to be an American through our collective values – values …

Students at Appalachian State University are asking their campus …

Students at Appalachian State University are asking their campus “How do you define American?” with this wonderful chalk art.

America’s most visible symbol of freedom is a gift …

America’s most visible symbol of freedom is a gift from France. Our thoughts are with the French People as they deal with today’s senseless attacks.

We have a question for the presidential candidates tonight.

We have a question for the presidential candidates tonight.

Anthony Bourdain made headlines for saying the restaurant industry …

Anthony Bourdain made headlines for saying the restaurant industry would “shut down” without undocumented labor. What wasn’t emphasized, was his plea for a path to citizenship for the 11.7 million people out of status. Listen to the interview here: http://bit.ly/1XN5ZVT …

In “Back to the Future: Part II,” which was …

In “Back to the Future: Part II,” which was released in 1989, Marty and Doc travel to the future of October 21st, 2015 – today. This was three years after President Ronald Reagan gave millions of undocumented immigrants in the U.S. a path to legal status by signing the Immigration Reform and Control Act. In …

Define American :: Lorenzo Santillan

“I just want to challenge everyone to get to know an undocumented person, and to see how criminal they are not.” Lorenzo Santillan, subject of the film “Underwater Dreams” about a team of undocumented high school students who took down MIT in a robotics competition.  …