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DC Shadow Senators, Shadow Rep., Councilmembers Host Cinto Family For “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Shadow Sen. Michael Brown, Shadow Sen. Paul Strauss, Shadow Rep. Franklin Garcia, Councilmember Anita Bonds, and Councilmember At-Large Brianne Nadeau hosted the Cinto family in Washington, D.C. yesterday for the latest “DAPA Dinner” event. #DAPADINNER in DC @SenPaulStrauss @SenMDBrown @thebrownlawyer @WashingtonHisp pic.twitter.com/FDqhSNLQbE — Franklin Garcia (@fgarciadc) April 14, 2016 As the parents of a three-year-old US citizen … Continue reading »

Councilmember Anita Bonds and Shadow Rep. Franklin Garcia To Take Part In “DAPA Dinners” Event In DC Later Today

An immigrant family eligible for DAPA is set to meet with legislators in our nation’s capital later today. Councilmember Anita Bonds and shadow Representative Franklin Garcia will break bread with Rosbel and his family as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. This is the first “DAPA Dinner” event to happen in Washington, D.C.  Rosbel arrived … Continue reading »

“Our Dinner Was Filled With Stories Of Hope”: Sen. Soto Meets With Immigrant Families For “DAPA Dinner” Campaign

This past weekend, Florida state Senator Darren Soto became the second elected official this month to meet with immigrant families as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Senator Soto — who represents Florida’s 14 District in the state Senate — sat down to break bread with five immigrant families to discuss how implementation of DAPA … Continue reading »

Florida State Senator Soto To Meet With Florida Immigrant Families As Part of “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

This Sunday, Florida State Senator Darren Soto will join Young American Dreamers to break bread with five Florida families as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Hugo and Maribel live in Auburndale with their two U.S. citizen children and Maribel’s 13 year old daughter, who is a DREAMer. Hugo, a carpenter, and Maribel, a homemaker, … Continue reading »

Ongoing “DAPA Dinner” Campaign Continues To Highlight Urgent Need For DAPA and DACA+

“DAPA Dinner” events are continuing to roll in, as Florida State Senator Darren Soto has announced that he will break bread with five immigrant families this Sunday as part of the ongoing campaign to discuss how DAPA and DACA+ would impact the lives of immigrant families across the US. We’ve been absolutely floored with the positive … Continue reading »

Rep. Don Beyer Meets With The Pinto Family Of Virginia For “DAPA Dinner”

+Click here to host your own DAPA Dinner Yesterday, the Pinto family of Virginia met with Rep. Don Beyer for a “DAPA Dinner,” a campaign to highlight how DAPA and expanded DACA would benefit immigrant families all across the nation. The dinner, organized by the Virginia Immigrant Coalition for Immigrant Rights, gave the family a chance to … Continue reading »

Rep. Don Beyer To Break Bread With Immigrant Family As Part of “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

As the Supreme Court is just weeks away from hearing oral arguments in the United States v. Texas immigration case, an immigrant family in Virginia is ready to show just how personal the stakes are right now. On Monday, the Pinto family will break bread with Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) as part of the ongoing … Continue reading »

As SCOTUS To Hear DAPA Lawsuit, “DAPA Dinners” A Reminder About What’s At Stake

The fight against the Republican lawsuit that is blocking DAPA and DACA+ is about to reach a new level. On April 18, the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments on the lawsuit blocking DAPA and DACA+, giving immigration advocates an opportunity to demonstrate that DAPA and DACA+ are beneficial for our country and … Continue reading »

“For Us, It’s Dignity”: Ohioans Host “DAPA Dinner” to Highlight Need For Relief For Immigrant Families

On Saturday, members of the Lorain, Ohio community hosted a luncheon as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign to highlight how DAPA and expanded DACA could help the state’s immigrant families and children. The event was organized by DAPA-eligible families and leaders from the Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association (LOIRA), Cleveland Jobs with Justice, and … Continue reading »

“For Us, It’s Dignity”: Ohioans Host “DAPA Dinner” To Highlight Need For Relief For Immigrant Families

On Saturday, members of the Lorain, Ohio community hosted a luncheon as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign to highlight how DAPA and expanded DACA could help the state’s immigrant families and children. The event was organized by DAPA-eligible families and leaders from the Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association (LOIRA), Cleveland Jobs with Justice, and … Continue reading »