Last school year, one-third of students in the San Ysidro School District were identified as homeless. In this short web documentary, Catalina Rios discusses her family’s struggle to find and afford stable housing. After living in a junkyard, Rios and her children now crowd into a tiny trailer.

Refugees who’ve become legal residents. Immigrants who were brought here illegally as children. Parolees. High-schoolers. They all share a uniting factor: They can’t vote. We spoke to several San Diegans who cannot legally vote about how they grapple with paying taxes and investing in their community without having a say in how it’s run.

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