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“No Papers, No Fear”: Immigrants And Allies In More Than 70 Locations Declare They Are #HereToStay

Advocates led by Center for Community Change Action/FIRM, SEIU, and United We Dream rallied in over 70 events this past weekend in defense of the nation’s immigrants and against Donald Trump’s plans for deportations, criminalization, and hate. Held exactly one week before another unified demonstration against the incoming administration — the National Women’s March in … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, January 17, 2017

English (en español al final de la página): NPR: Groups Protest Trump’s Immigration Positions Across The Country By Brakkton Booker and Michel Martin NBC: Immigration Activists Stage Day of Action Against Trump By Maggie Vespa CNBC: We will stand for our values in trade and immigration, eBay CEO Devin Wenig says By Elizabeth Gurdus Hillsboro … Continue reading »

Center For American Progress: “Ending DACA Will Cost States Billions of Dollars”

A new report from Silva Mathena at the Center for American Progress highlights the devastating impact the termination of DACA would have not just on Dreamers, but on all Americans. The human costs are immeasurable. If Donald Trump ends DACA after taking the oath of office next Friday, the more than 750,000 young people who have enrolled in the program will be … Continue reading »

Three Women Share Why They’ll Be Washington, DC For The Women’s March

Three activists from Michigan, New York, and Vermont are sharing personal testimonies about why they are attending the Women’s March in Washington, DC on January 21st. With more than 150,000 estimated attendees, including a coalition of groups and allies ranging from Planned Parenthood to the NAACP, it’s “expected to be the largest demonstration linked to Donald … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, January 13, 2017

English (en español al final de la página): Time: Dreamers Face Uncertain Future After Confirmation Hearings By Maya Rhodan Remezcla: A Look At Attorney General Appointee Jeff Sessions’ Long History of Hostility Toward Latinos Washington Post: Fearing Trump, lawmakers try to help ‘dreamers’ stay in the United States By Karoun Demirjian The Hill: Graham, Durbin … Continue reading »

Migration is Beautiful: DIY Butterfly Wings for Pro-Immigrant Marches and Rallies (Printer-Friendly Version)

A version of this blog post with images is available here. This year is already shaping up to be a year of protest, from the 70-city “Here To Stay” pro-immigrant mobilizations on January 14th, to the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st.  In the spirit of powerful resistance, I have compiled the following DIY that will teach … Continue reading »

Migration is Beautiful: DIY Butterfly Wings for Pro-Immigrant Marches and Rallies

A printer-friendly version of this blog post is available here. This year is already shaping up to be a year of protest, from the 70-city “Here To Stay” pro-immigrant mobilizations on January 14th, to the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st.  In the spirit of powerful resistance, I have compiled the following DIY that … Continue reading »

Immigration Groups And Allies Hold #HereToStay Conversation Ahead Of This Saturday’s National Day Of Action

A host of groups including iAmerica and RI4A held a #HereToStay Twitter conversation yesterday with vital information for immigrants, their families, and allies ahead of the National Day of Action this Saturday, 1/14. Immigrant families and their allies are expected to gather in nearly 70 locations nationwide for the Day of Action, to continue building momentum to prevent … Continue reading »

Nebraska Law Enforcement, Business, Faith Leaders: “Retaining DACA Is The Right Choice, Morally And Economically”

A coalition of more than 60 Nebraska leaders, including leaders from the state’s civic, law enforcement, business, faith, and health communities, signed a public letter in support of the state’s DACA recipients and their families. “We strongly urge you to preserve DACA so that these important community members can continue to work hard as teachers, … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, January 12, 2017

English (en español al final de la página): Los Angeles Times: Opponents of legal immigration hope their ties to Jeff Sessions will influence Trump By Joseph Tanfani Texas Observer: Lawmakers, Advocates Unveil Campaign to Stop Anti-Immigrant Legislation By Gus Bova Daily Astorian: Hundreds expected at rally against Trump’s immigration proposals By Paris Achen San Gabriel … Continue reading »