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David Ramirez

David Ramirez, 22, is a Duranguense from Illinois. He was born in Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico and has lived most of his life in the Belmont-Cragin neighborhood in Chicago. He has a degree in economics from Dominican University, a small liberal arts college in River Forest, IL, and is an organizer with the Immigrant Youth Justice League, an undocumented-led political organization. David has been a visible contributor to the immigrant rights struggle in the U.S. and a proud participant in the queering of the undocumented student movement.

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David Ramirez on June 05, 2013

Photo: David Ramirez (me) wearing a suit and tie at the NCORE conference as  “Daniel Vargas”, fictionalized Communications Director of Common App, Inc.  It took several months, almost a dozen people and several organizations (including Immigrant Youth Justice League, Freedom University and Fair Common...