Education leaders across America, who have a first-hand appreciation for how and why Dreamers should be able to continue their contributions, have been among the most vocal in criticizing President Trump’s decision to end DACA. New lawsuit from the University of California system challenges the end of DACA: Today, lawyers for former Department of Homeland Security… Continue »

Two new op-eds highlight the essential role that Dreamers and other immigrants will play in rebuilding Houston after Hurricane Harvey, and call on Congress and the Trump Administration to protect Dreamers. As Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma’s landfall, there’s an important lesson to be taken from Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey: immigrants are a part of… Continue »

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America’s Voice Office Hours: Rep. Gutiérrez Joins Litigator in DACA Termination Lawsuit and Dreamers to Address Latest DACA Updates Two New Columns: Help Rebuild Houston By Protecting Dreamers and Immigrants UC Lawsuit Is Latest Effort by Educators to Support America’s Dreamers Dozens of Harvard and Boston-Area Professors in Act of Civil Disobedience Supporting DACA Hundreds… Continue »

But reconstruction environment is “ripe for exploitation” Austin, TX – More than a week removed from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, Houston is now surveying the damage done by the storm and has started efforts to rebuild the fourth largest city in the country. In a piece in Vox this morning, Alexia Fernandez Campbell outlines how undocumented… Continue »

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President Trump’s cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has also sparked rampant misunderstanding about the deadlines and time pressures facing current DACA recipients. While most observers are paying attention to the six month deadline on March 5, 2018, the most pressing deadline facing a quarter of the 800,000 DACA beneficiaries… Continue »

Americans rally behind immigrant neighbors in face of Trump's policies.

Ohio is Our Home, We Are Here to Stay #OHereToStay Cleveland, OH —  This evening, as the sun went down, Ohioans from across the region gathered at Market Square Park in Ohio City for a candlelight vigil in support of DACA, the Dream Act, and all immigrants.  Similar events took place in cities across Ohio… Continue »

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Yesterday, House and Senate Democrats kicked off what is going to be one of the most important legislative issues this fall — passing the Dream Act and securing the gains of DACA for Dreamers. The Dream Act has been introduced in both the House and Senate, but Republicans will have to be pushed to let… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

America’s Voice While DACA’s March 2018 Deadline Gets All the Attention, The Real Deadline for Many is October 5th, 2017 NE Ohio Community Gathers at Candlelight Vigil in Cleveland to Support DACA, Dreamers, and All Immigrants Undocumented Workers Will Spearhead Reconstruction of Houston House and Senate Dems Get Behind Dreamers, Dream Act English New York… Continue »

In the run-up to, and after, Donald Trump’s announcement that he was rescinding DACA yesterday, it was pretty clear that just about everyone in America supports Dreamers. Seventy-six percent of Americans, including 69% of Republicans, want legal status or citizenship for young immigrants. That’s a national consensus at a time when consensus seems elusive. Yesterday,… Continue »