Elias Rosenfeld

 

Elias Rosenfeld, is a student, Dreamer and activist who has worked with immigration rights with groups such as MomsRising, FIRM, MIRA, RAC, and FWD.us. Within a few days of his mother’s death in 2009, 11-year-old Elias was informed by the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) that he was now considered undocumented, and would lose many of the rights he had enjoyed since coming to the United States from Venezuela as a child. Despite facing some incredible obstacles, Rosenfeld persevered and earned numerous awards, as well as a full ride to Brandeis University. Today, Rosenfeld is focused on building his coalition, Values Above Politics, which aims to support candidates who put their values ahead of partisanship and is a tireless advocate for immigration reform.

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