In Their Own Words: A National Survey of Undocumented Millennials is one of the largest surveys to date on any segment of the undocumented population in the U.S. The survey provides new insights related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, life after DACA, and the experience of "coming out" as undocumented, as well as a first-of-its-kind look at the civic engagement and political incorporation of undocumented youth, among several other important topics.
To read the full survey, download In Their Own Words: A National Survey of Undocumented Millennials
The survey was commissioned by Unbound Philanthropy, and the Own the Dream Research Institute at United We Dream (OTDRI).
Professor Tom K. Wong, Ph.D. serves as the Primary Investigator for the Own the Dream Research Institute and created and directed all aspects of the survey project. He was assisted by OTDRI's Senior Research Associate Carolina Valdivia, an undocumented youth leader of United We Dream and the San Diego Dream Team. Further assistance was provided by Nancy Guarneros, Alma Martinez, and Iliana Perez. Respondent recruitment was led by staff and volunteers of the United We Dream Network.