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Local band chronicles struggles of undocumented youth through music

by Brina Monterroza
March 12, 2013


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Quintiliano Rios sports his "Out of the Shadows" t-shirt after sharing his story about being undocumented. 

Many undocumented people try to stay out of the spotlight to avoid deportation. A group of undocumented youth are taking a different approach by using music to raise awareness on immigration and help other youth cope with their undocumented status.