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Immigration Reform News September 18, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Associated Press The Latest: Pelosi says she understands, respects protesters September 18, 2017 Associated Press Young immigrants shout down Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi September 18, 2017 Associated Press Texas governor unclear about Trump view on young immigrants September 18, 2017 Associated Press US immigrants sue over Trump’s end of deportation protection September 18, 2017 … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News September 18, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Washington Post (Op-Ed) Black immigrants in the U.S. face big challenges. Will African Americans rally to their side? By Candis Watts Smith September 18, 2017 Washington Post (Op-Ed) Why Donald Trump’s tweets are only going to get worse By Daniel W. Drezner September 18, 2017 Washington Post (Opinion) Ups and downs By Jennifer Rubin … Continue reading »

The Second Episode of Our Podcast “180 Days” in Available Now

This week’s edition of the America’s Voice podcast, “180 Days,” is now available. The weekly podcast that will run over the next six months and discuss the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act. In our second episode, the team talks about the major events of this week, including the possible deal on … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Texas High Schools Failing to Register Voters Goes Against State Law

In a state with some of the lowest registration and turnout numbers, enforcing law could encourage civic participation from young Texans of color Austin, TX – For 30 years, Texas law has maintained that all state high schools must hand out voter registration applications to eligible students at least twice per year. But according to … Continue reading »

Renowned Artist Pablo Stanley Launches “We Are All Dreamers” Website to Advocate for the 2017 Dream Act

“These are their stories.” Today, Pablo Stanley, designer and co-founder at Carbon Health, launched the “We are all dreamers” website, which showcases stories and portraits of young Americans who are recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. According to Stanley: I want to share with you a project we’ve been working on … Continue reading »

AVEF’s Frank Sharry Responds to Momentum In Support of the Bipartisan Dream Act

The following is a statement from Frank Sharry of America’s Voice Education Fund: The announcement that the President and Democratic Congressional leaders are making progress on the bipartisan Dream Act is encouraging. Of course, it’s premature to comment on the content of an agreement that has not yet been specified and signed off on. Still, … Continue reading »

Motel 6 “Leaves the Light On” — For ICE

Locations in Arizona notified immigration authorities about undocumented guests Motel 6 employees at two locations in Arizona were reporting undocumented guests to ICE, according to the Phoenix New Times, leading to the arrest of at least 20 people between February and August. A front-desk clerk who spoke to the New Times was chillingly blase about … Continue reading »

70% of GOP Backs Dreamers’ Legalization: Reminder That Nativist Activists at Odds with GOP Voters and Trump Backers on Issue

While Breitbart and Ann Coulter may be up in arms about the prospect of a legislative agreement that would legalize Dreamers, it’s essential to remember that nativist activists do not represent the views of a majority of Republican voters, the Trump base, self-identified conservatives, or Tea Party supporters. A Politico/Morning Consult poll, released this week … Continue reading »

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

English Ed Source (Opinion) Instead of clarity, Trump’s pronouncements on DACA trigger confusion and anxiety By Louis Freedberg September 12, 2017 Associated Press Democrats say they have deal with Trump on young immigrants By Jill Colvin and Erica Werner September 14, 2017 Associated Press Schumer, Pelosi announce deal with Trump to protect young immigrants; will … Continue reading »