Rafael’s memoir, Illegally Yours, is a heartwarming, comical look at how a struggling Ecuadorian immigrant family bonded together to navigate Rafa’s school life, his parents’ work lives, and their shared secret life as undocumented Americans, determined to make the best of their always turbulent and sometimes dangerous American existence.An alternatingly hilarious and touching exploration of belonging and identity, Illegally Yours revolves around one very simple question: What does it mean to be American?

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Rafael Agustín was a writer on the award-winning The CW show, Jane The Virgin, is the author of the bestselling comedic memoir, Illegally Yours (Grand Central Publishing), and is a past Sundance Institute Episodic Fellow.

Rafael is a Board Member of National Film Preservation Board at the Library of Congress, and of Mother Jones Magazine, the oldest nonprofit investigative newsroom in the United States. 

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