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DACA sigue cambiando vidas, pero no gracias al senador Rubio

La economía de Florida se ve afectada negativamente por la oposición del Partido Republicano a la reforma migratoria Esta semana se cumplió el cuarto aniversario de la implementación del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), una histórica acción que ha cambiado las vidas de más de 49,000 floridanos. “DACA me dio … Continue reading »

DACA Continues to Change Lives, No Thanks to Senator Rubio

The GOP’s Plan to End DACA Continues to Hurt Florida’s Economy This week marks the four-year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, a landmark action that has changed the lives of more than 49, 000 Floridians. “DACA gave me invaluable benefits: to be able to get a … Continue reading »

En el cuarto aniversario de DACA, un recordatorio de lo que está en juego en la elección de 2016

Los candidatos republicanos se oponen completamente a DACA, DAPA y cualquier acción ejecutiva Hoy se cumple el cuarto aniversario de la implementación de la  Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), y aunque este programa cambió las vidas de 700,000 jóvenes inmigrantes, los resultados de las elecciones de este año podrían determinar el destino … Continue reading »

On the Fourth Anniversary of DACA, A Reminder of the Stakes of the 2016 Election

Republican Candidates Universally Oppose DACA, DAPA, Executive Action Today marks the four year anniversary of the implementation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers, and while DACA changed the lives of 700,000 young immigrants, the results of the 2016 elections could determine the fate of this and other executive actions. While presidential … Continue reading »

La vida sigue igual para los hispanos de Philly

Por Maribel Hastings y David Torres:  Mientras el convivio demócrata domina la atención mediática a lo largo de esta semana, para los inmigrantes mexicanos, para los puertorriqueños y para otros hispanos que habitan en esta ciudad, la vida sigue igual. Unos quizá más esperanzados que otros ante la posibilidad de que Hillary Rodham Clinton gane … Continue reading »

Meet The 11-Year-Old Girl Who Championed Immigrants At The Democratic National Convention Last Night

A short speech from an 11-year-old girl displayed one of the most striking contrasts yet between the two parties when it comes to immigration. Earlier this year, Karla, a US citizen, was featured in an ad from Hillary Clinton. In the ad, Karla tells Secretary Clinton that she lives in constant fear that her undocumented immigrants … Continue reading »

Nevada Dreamer Astrid Silva to Headline Democratic National Convention

Speaker Lineup Showcases Diverse, Unified Party Following a Republican National Convention that is sure to further outline Donald Trump’s divisive and dangerous vision for America, the newly released speaker lineup for the Democratic National Convention, promises to strike a markedly different tone. On the first night, themed “United Together”, Nevada DREAMer and Organizing Director of … Continue reading »

New E4FC Project Funding Undocumented Social Entrepreneurs Kicks Off Today

A new fund aimed at providing financial support for entrepreneurial projects led by undocumented young people is kicking off the ground today. Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) has launched FUSE, a fund for undocumented social entrepreneurs, “an initiative to foster and provide financial support for the entrepreneurial projects of undocumented young people working to create … Continue reading »

This Letter Jorge Ramos Penned To DREAMers Is Exactly What We Need To Read Right Now

Jorge Ramos: “Be bold. Don’t sit down. Don’t shut up. Don’t be a victim; change the rules of the game. And don’t go anywhere else. This is where you belong.” Yes, our community is hurting from the Supreme Court’s indecision yesterday on United States v. Texas. But we also know we are more determined than … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Kenia Calderon: “Four Years After DACA, Our Fight Is Not Over”

Ahead of the upcoming United States v. Texas Supreme Court decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration, Kenia Calderon, a DACA-mented student at Drake University, reflects on the impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has had on her life in a new piece for the Des Moines Register.   Calderon notes that, regardless of the Supreme … Continue reading »