Young, Paperless And Powerful – The Only Video You Need To Watch Today

'I feel like an immigrant in my own country but Dublin is my home, this is where I belong'

This Dublin City Council-funded video focuses of a group of 14 to 21-year-olds, whose families moved to Ireland in search of a better life.

They've been here for years. They go to school here, they have lives and friends here, yet are all undocumented. But Ireland is their home. 

Their story, as told in this video, will give you goosebumps.

I've never told anyone that I'm undocumented. None of my friends know. I feel like I have to hide a part of myself from the people I care about.

The worst part is not being able to move forward. I want to go to college but without papers you face huge fees.

Find out more here

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Alana Laverty

Just a Galway gal eating and writing her way around Dublin / @alanalav