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Court Rules Texas Gerrymandering Discriminatory (Again)

Yesterday, in a panel of federal judges ruled that two Texas congressional districts were unconstitutionally drawn. This could result in redrawn congressional districts for the 2018 election cycle that will be more competitive and more representative of the changing demographics of the state. The ruling came after a six-year fight on the redistricting process that … Continue reading »

Elected Officials in California and Texas Join The Dreamer Dinners Campaign to Help Protect DACA Program

Dreamer Dinners have arrived in Texas and California, with Congressman Joaquin Castro, Congressman Jimmy Gomez, Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garrett all breaking bread with Dreamers during the 5th Anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Yesterday, in the midst of a nationwide mobilization organized by … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 16, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Tampa Bay Times ‘Dreamers’ worry about future on 5th anniversary of DACA By Alex Leary August 15, 2017 ThinkProgress Undocumented DREAMers mark 5th anniversary of DACA with fear and hope By Esther Lee August 15, 2017 Rising Up With Sonali Immigrants, Advocates Rally To Save DACA August 15, 2017 NPR Five Years In, What’s … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: Frequently Asked Questions About DACA and Donald Trump’s Plan for Dreamers

Today marks the fifth anniversary of the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Dreamers are once again making headlines all over the country. DACA allows nearly a million young people to come out of the shadows, work legally, and live in relative fear of deportation. It is widely considered to … Continue reading »

FL State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez Reaffirms Support for DACA and Dreamers

America’s Voice Dreamer Dinners campaign continues to highlight the broad support that exists for keeping Dreamers shielded from Donald Trump’s Deportation Force. The first Dreamer Dinner took place in Columbus, Ohio last week, where Councilwoman Liz Brown joined over eight Dreamers for a meal and discussion on why the DACA program is so important for … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 15, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Daily Kos ‘We are here to stay’: Immigrant youth and allies to rally in national day of action By Gabe Ortiz August 14, 2017 Public News Service On DACA’s 5th Anniversary, Many Nevadans Fight for a Secure Future By Suzanne Potter August 15, 2017 Washington Examiner Dream Act supporters tie opponents to white nationalists … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 14, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Washington Post Immigration arrests climb under Trump, but deportations are lagging By Maria Sacchetti August 12, 2017 Daily Kos Plainclothes ICE agent threatens to shoot motorist in road rage incident By Gabe Ortiz August 11, 2017 Catholic News Service Bishop warns of ‘dumbed-down Gospel’ behind anti-immigrant stance By Rhina Guidos August 12, 2017 PJ … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 10, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice ICYMI: Federal Judge Dismisses Texas AG Paxton’s Suit Against Cities That are Fighting Against SB4 Standing Up for DACA: Support for Dreamers On Display Across America Columbus, Ohio Kicks-Off National “Dreamer Dinner” Campaigns with Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown Columbus Dreamer Dinner Seeks to Shore Up Support for DACA Top News Texas Tribune Judge dismisses … Continue reading »