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Pennsylvania Dreamer Detained – Why Congress Needs to Act Urgently

New Vox Exclusive Tells How DACA Renewal Applicant Was Detained After USPS Mistake Led to Loss of Status Writing in Vox, Dara Lind breaks the news that, “A former DACA recipient who was waiting to reapply for deportation protections, after his initial application was rejected due to postal service delays, is currently in the custody … Continue reading »

Yes, the Stunning Upset in the Alabama Senate Race Will Have a Direct Impact On Getting the Dream Act Enacted This Year: Here’s How

The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: The surprise election of Doug Jones to the Senate sends an unmistakable message to members of Congress up for reelection in 2018. To Democrats, the message is that you have a progressive base that will turn out for you – if you … Continue reading »

Reporter Memo: Legislative Action for TPS Recipients

Introduction As a direct result of the Trump Administration’s decision to terminate Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for three countries in the past three months (Haiti, Nicaragua, and Sudan) the need for a legislative, and permanent solution has intensified. Over 300,000 TPS recipients living in the United States are living in jeopardy, some of whom have already … Continue reading »

ICYMI: San Antonio City Council Member Rey Saldaña to GOP Rep Will Hurd: Pass a Dream Act Now

San Antonio, TX – In an op-ed for the San Antonio Express News, San Antonio City Council Member Rey Saldaña calls on Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), whose district includes part of San Antonio, to support the Dream Act. Congressman Hurd’s district includes nearly 5,000 immigrant youth who would benefit from the Dream Act. The legislation would allow these Dreamers to … Continue reading »

Ohio Dreamer Deported to “Lawless Nuevo Laredo,” Children Left Behind

The Stakes Could Not Be Higher, Congress Must Pass Dream Act This Year Senator Sherrod Brown: “Time to pass common sense solution” Cleveland OH – Last night, The Cleveland Plain Dealer broke the news: “Fabiola Hernandez’ worst fears came to pass Tuesday night when she was taken from her cell in the Geauga County Jail, brought to Toledo and sent … Continue reading »

Must-Read Washington Post Editorial: “Vote on the ‘Dreamers.’ Now”

A must-read editorial in the Washington Post calls on Congress to “Vote on the ‘Dreamers.’ Now.” The editorial highlights the overwhelming public support for Dreamers remaining in America as well as the fact that a “clear majority of lawmakers in both chambers on Capitol Hill” back legislation. The opinion piece is especially tough on Speaker of the … Continue reading »

Marist Poll: 81% of Americans, Including 67% of Republicans, Want Dreamers to Stay in America

Poll After Poll Shows Dreamer Relief Should Be a No-Brainer for Congress The newest installment of the national Marist poll, released today, is the latest reminder that Americans, including Republicans, overwhelmingly back efforts to keep Dreamers here in America. By an 81-15% margin, Americans support allowing Dreamers to stay in the U.S. and gain legal residency. … Continue reading »

Pressure Mounts Across Country To Save Hundreds of Thousands of Tax Paying, Hardworking Immigrants With Temporary Protected Status (TPS)

DHS Decision Deadline for El Salvador 01/08/2018: 27 days MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. – TODAY, the Montgomery County Council votes on a resolution to urge Congress to protect DACA and TPS recipients. The resolution says the state of Maryland would lose more than $1 billion per year should Temporary Protected Status end for El Salvador. From Local DVM: Tuesday, the … Continue reading »

“Pro-Dreamer” House Republicans Hold Fate of Dreamers in Their Hands

Will the 34 House Republicans Who Urged Action This Year Assert Their Power? Last week 34 House Republicans issued a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) calling for a “permanent legislative solution” for DACA recipients before the end of this year. With the moment of truth at hand, it’s now time for pro-Dreamer Republicans … Continue reading »

Norwalk Mom of 3 US Citizens the Latest Tragic Example of Complete Reversal in Deportation Policy

Instead of Focusing on Public Safety Priorities, US Government is Deporting Long-Term U.S. Residents with American Children Cleveland OH – As we have seen throughout the year and throughout the country, the Trump Administration is deporting anyone and everyone they come across – not just those who represent a public safety threat. The abrupt change … Continue reading »

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