Ecuadorian named to Time magazine’s 100 most influential people list

Ecuadorian Cristina Jiménez has been named to Time magazine’s list of the world’s 100 most influential people. Jiménez, who moved to the U.S. with her parents when she was 13, is the founder of United We Dream, an organization dedicated to the rights of young immigrants to the U.S. According to Time, her efforts were instrumental in the Congressional passage of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in 2012. According to singer and Unicef ambassador Selena Gómez, “Cristina Jiménez dreams big. She dreams because she wants a bright future for the approximately 700,000 young people who, without their own…

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