Dreamer-related legislation was to be a major focus of the discussion at today’s White House meeting between President Trump and Congressional leaders. But Democrats Schumer and Pelosi wisely withdrew from the meeting, given that his childish antics indicate he’s not serious about getting to a deal that will keep the federal government open. They will… Continue »

“There is no justification for forcing thousands of Haitians to abandon their lives in Florida and return to a broken nation that is clearly unable to accommodate them. The Trump administration has given Congress time to fix this, and Florida’s delegation should pay a leading role in ensuring that happens.” Tampa, FL – A Tampa Bay Times editorial condemns Trump’s decision… Continue »

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

America’s Voice Tampa Bay Times to Florida Delegation: Congress must help Haitians being forced out of U.S. by Trump The Crisis Facing Dreamers Is Already Underway and Only Congress Can Fix It Dreamers and Advocates Remind Congress of Urgent Need for a Clean Dream Act Frank Sharry Statement on Rep. Gutierrez’s Retirement: “Our American Hero” English Dayton… Continue »

Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.

Life of US Citizen Son With Down Syndrome Hinges On Outcome Fatiha Elgharib: “I could never take Sami back [to Morocco]. With his multiple health problems he could die. He would have no rights. I’d have to hide him away.” Englewood, OH –  The Dayton Daily News is reporting that the deportation of local mom Fatiha Elgharib, scheduled… Continue »

An estimated 10,000 Dreamers already have lost DACA status December spending package would fund deportations that would ensnare Dreamers  It would take seven months to implement new legislative program for Dreamers At Tuesday’s meeting at the White House between President Trump and Congressional leaders, Dreamer-related protections will be a major focus of the discussion. While Democrats are… Continue »

El año 2017 se aproxima a su fin y con ello se acelera el conteo regresivo que determinará el futuro de los Dreamers. A casi un año de que los republicanos controlan la Casa Blanca y ambas cámaras del Congreso, no tienen nada que demostrar en términos de logros legislativos de manera que lo que… Continue »

Members of Congress were back in their home districts for Thanksgiving recess last week, and for Dreamers and advocates, that meant another opportunity to tell their members of Congress to support the Dream Act. In Colorado, advocates set up an empty Thanksgiving table to remind Congress what families and communities will look like if Dreamers… Continue »

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

America’s Voice March Madness: Why the Dream Act Can’t Wait Until Next Year Englewood Mother’s Deportation Case to Be Reviewed PHOTOS: Advocates Call on Members of Congress to Support Dream Act Over Thanksgiving Recess Conteo regresivo para el Dream Act y DACA English Middle East Eye No festive cheer as deportation looms for Moroccan-American family… Continue »

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** PRESS EVENTS: Immigrant Community Activists and Allies Host more than 30 Events Nationwide Calling for #DreamActNow Immigrant youth, local leaders, advocates, and allies are escalating their campaign for the Dream Act with rallies, marches, petition deliveries, and protests in 13 states to call for citizenship and protection for immigrant youth during Thanksgiving recess.… Continue »

In Salt Lake City, Utah today, Dreamers and advocates presented Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)’s office with 10,500 paper butterflies — one for every Utah Dreamer — to pressure the Senator to support the Dream Act. Utah has over 9,000 DACA recipients and 19,000 Dream Act-eligible individuals who would help the state’s GDP grow by $206 million… Continue »