Selected Videos & TV Appearances 

Defining Us is a special series for Crooked Conversations where contributors Julissa Arce and Grace Parra explore and celebrate the Latinx experience in the United States in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. In the first of four conversations, the hosts discuss the history of Latinos in the US.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued new rules regarding asylum seekers Monday. Sessions said that most victims of gang violence and domestic abuse will not qualify for asylum. Julissa Arce, a political commentator and author of "My (Underground) American Dream: My True Story as an Undocumented Immigrant Who Became a Wall Street Executive" joins CBSN to discuss the decision and her experience as an undocumented immigrant living in the United States.
The WH released a plan that would provide a path to citizenship for 1.8 million dreamers. The problem with the plan is that it attaches $25 billion for funding the wall, and makes drastic cuts to legal immigration. This is not a plan that is compassionate or upholds American Values.

Jon, Jon, Tommy and Julissa Arce break down Trump's border speech.

I went on the Tucker Carlson Tonight show to discuss immigration, the border, and as an American Citizen, I too get to voice my opinion.

The immigration "line" does not exist. I went on CNN to discuss.

I addressed the topic of in-state tuition for undocumented students and why it does not take anything away from American Citizens-- even those which have to pay out-of-state tuition. The new rule which caps the percentage of out-of-state students to 18% in the UC system is not intended to keep U.S citizens out, but rather to serve California residents.

Julissa Arce delivers Pasadena City College Commencement Speech.

Additional Appearances

November 23, 2016 Julissa Arce on NTN 24

November 20, 2016 Julissa Arce on TD Jakes Oprah Winfrey Network

November 18, 2016 Julissa Arce on MitU

October 30, 2016 After Words with Julissa Arce C-SPAN

October 25, 2016 What It Means To Be An American Minnesota Public Radio

October 6, 2016 What is the cost of the American dream? People en Espanol: CHICA

October 3, 2016 Julissa Arce nos cuenta sobre su libro Entre las sombras del sueño americano People en Espanol

September 30, 2016 Undocumented Immigrants & Texas KHOU Good Day Houston

September 25, 2016 From undocumented immigrant to Goldman Sachs executive Fox 7 Austin

September 19, 2016 Ivanka Trump Once Touted This Formerly Undocumented Woman’s Story (Interview) Huffington Post Live

September 21, 2016 From undocumented immigrant to Wall Street exec Fox Business

September 20, 2016 Julissa Arce, la exitosa indocumentada de Wall Street NY1 Pura Politica

September 19, 2016 Julissa Arce de indocumentada a ejecutiva de Wall Street Telemundo

September 19, 2016 Julissa Arce's story: From intern to Wall Street executive – all while undocumented Fox News Latino

September 17, 2016 Book sheds light on undocumented immigrants MSNBC

September 15, 2016 Julissa Arce, una indocumentada que logró convertirse en una exitosa ejecutiva de Wall Street Univision

September 13, 2016 From undocumented immigrant to Wall Street executive Fox 5 NY