Today, the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA), an organization representing the country’s 37 largest immigrant and refugee rights organizations, sent a letter to DHS asking for an extension of the October 5, 2017 deadline for eligible DACA renewals. When Trump announced last week that he was ending DACA,... Continue »
Last week, we highlighted support for Dreamers across Ohio in reaction to Trump’s devastating decision to end DACA.  This week, we bring you three op-eds from Lancaster, PA-area Dreamers, plus an editorial in support. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: There are Dreamers in every congressional district across the country. The... Continue »
Quien pensó que la revocación de DACA por parte del presidente Donald Trump es el fin de la lucha de los Dreamers, no conoce el tesón de estos aguerridos jóvenes. La revocación de DACA es solo otra piedra en el camino de un movimiento que ha pasado a ser... Continue »
En casa se vive ahora mismo una sensación de irrealidad. La eliminación del Programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA) vino a trastocar muchas cosas, sobre todo la estabilidad emocional de quienes integramos esta familia de inmigrantes. Es decir, pasamos de vivir una realidad que... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice PA Dreamers and Lancaster Ed Board Call for Swift Action from Congressional Reps & Senators Grand Rapids Dreamers and Advocates Hold Dreamer Mega-Dinner With Local Officials Rep. Jayapal (D-WA) Holds Dreamer Dinner in Seattle, Says Dreamers Are “As American as It Gets” Advocates Ask for DACA Renewal... Continue »
Last week, the West Michigan Coalition for Immigration Reform (WMCIR) held a Dreamer Mega-Dinner in Grand Rapids, an event that brought together Dreamers, advocates, and elected officials in a way that the group hopes will be foundational for efforts to come. Attending the dinner were staffers from Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and... Continue »
180 days podcast
This week, America’s Voice launched “180 Days,” a new weekly podcast that will run over the next six months and discuss the fight to protect Dreamers and pass the Dream Act. In our first episode, the team talks about Donald Trump’s decision to rescind DACA, hot immigration news that... Continue »
Campus protests supporting Dreamers seen across nation Thirty-one professors from Harvard and other Boston-area universities were arrested last night in an act of civil disobedience against Donald Trump’s rescission of DACA. The Harvard Square demonstration echoed countless other university rallies across the nation this week which supported undocumented students... Continue »
A recording of today’s call is available here. On the heels of another busy week of immigration policy developments, Representative Gutiérrez (D-IL) joined Mayra Joachin, a NILC litigator in the lawsuit challenging the termination of DACA, Dreamers Juan Belman and Gabriel Belmonte, and Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice... Continue »
Hundreds gathered in Cleveland yesterday despite the wind, rain, and cold for a vigil supporting Dreamers, DACA, and the Dream Act. The event was attended by Ohioans from all over the region, including Wooster, Oberlin, Lorain, Painesville, and Akron, and was an emotional and stirring event that showcased a... Continue »