Boston Globe editorial and Fabiola Santiago Miami Herald column look at Texas as reminder of why President Trump should keep DACA in place Two must-read pieces today connect the dots between the devastation in Houston, the essential role of DACA recipients and other immigrants in helping with the Texas and Louisiana response... Continue »
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.– As hardline forces inside and outside the Administration, such as AG Jeff Sessions and Texas AG Ken Paxton, are trying to force President Trump to preside over the end of the popular and successful DACA program, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) this morning... Continue »
National leaders, grassroots activists, corporate titans, leading editorial boards, select Republicans, and a strong majority of the American people are in agreement: DACA should be preserved until Congress enacts a clean Dream Act that provides a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers. Among the key voices making the case: Washington Post editorial, “Will... Continue »
Austin, TX – Today, a federal district judge in San Antonio ruled to enjoin the majority of the anti-immigrant and discriminatory law, SB4, that targets communities of color across the state. Judge Orlando Garcia’s ruling blocks significant portions of the law including mandating cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers in... Continue »
Washington, DC – Más voces alrededor del país, entre otras las de líderes religiosos; juntas editoriales, líderes comunitarios y funcionarios electos, nos recuerdan el gran éxito del programa de Acción Diferida para Quienes Llegaron en la Infancia (DACA), en tanto que el presidente Trump sopesa si estar con la inmensa... Continue »
More voices across the nation, including faith leaders; editorial boards; community leaders; and elected officials, remind us of the great success of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, as President Trump weighs whether to stand with the vast majority of Americans who understand and support the program or with hardline... Continue »
Last Thursday, Texas State Representative Ramon Romero, a Democrat from the Fort Worth area, sat down to talk about Dreamers and DACA in one of our latest Dreamer Dinners. Over enchiladas, Representative Romero and the Dreamers he sat down with spoke about the stories of Dreamers, the rumors of... Continue »
A Dreamer with active DACA status is being held by ICE and faces deportation in a new case that has national implications. Riccy Enriquez Perdomo, a 22-year-old mother of two young children was arrested last week and has been held at four different locations since. ICE agents in Louisville,... Continue »
Por qué dicho “acuerdo” es imposible de llevarse a cabo Frank Sharry, Director Ejecutivo de America’s Voice, reacciona al informe de prensa deMcClatchy que revela que algunos funcionarios de la Casa Blanca quieren utilizar DACA como ficha de negociación en un potencial proyecto de ley  migratorio más amplio y centrado... Continue »
Why the Reported “Deal” is a Non-Starter A report from Anita Kumar of McClatchy reveals that some in the White House want to use Dreamers as a “bargaining chip” in a larger immigration legislative debate: Donald Trump’s top aides are pushing him to protect young people brought into the country illegally... Continue »