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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 Garcetti 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 »

On Fifth Anniversary of DACA, Texas Congressman Castro Breaks Bread With Dreamers, Commits to Protecting DACA Recipients and Their Families From Deportation

San Antonio, TX – On the fifth anniversary of the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) joined immigrant youth from San Antonio and across Texas to discuss DACA, the risks if the program is revoked, and the importance of protecting its recipients. During the dinner, Congressman Castro (D-TX) spoke to eight young immigrants … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: What Are Donald Trump’s Plans for DACA and Dreamers?

800,000 young people may have work permits and protection from deportation stripped away by Donald Trump 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 … Continue reading »

New “Dreamer Dinners” Campaign Kicks Off in FL, OH, and TX

With Successful Dreamer Program Under Threat, Effort Aimed at Trump and Sessions to Do the Right Thing and Protect Legal Status for Aspiring Young Americans This summer, as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, America’s Voice and other advocates around the country are holding … 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 »

Columbus, Ohio Kicks-Off National “Dreamer Dinner” Campaigns with Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown

Columbus, OH – Last night, Columbus Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown joined immigrant families, Avanza Together, and Ohio’s Voice for the first “Dreamer Dinner,” a new America’s Voice campaign to bring together immigrant families and elected officials for a meal to discuss how federal immigration policies affect children, families and the communities where they live and work. With the … Continue reading »

Standing Up for DACA: Support for Dreamers On Display Across America

Supporters of the successful and popular DACA program, a policy that provides nearly 800,000 young immigrants the chance to go to college, work and fully contribute to the nation they call home, are gearing up to make this one of the defining fights against the Trump Administration’s war on immigrants. With less than a month … Continue reading »

Stand With Undocumented Youth and Join Our “Dreamer Dinners” Campaign

According to officials in the White House, Donald Trump may take away work permits and driver’s licenses from over 800,000 young immigrants who came to the United States as children and currently have no immigration status. As you probably remember, President Obama created a federal program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) back in … Continue reading »