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From Major Businesses to Planned Parenthood to Sierra Club and Oxfam: Condemnations of Trump’s Rescission of DACA

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 reading »

FAQ for Dreamers: Renewing DACA, Traveling with Advanced Parole, and More

Last night, immigration attorney David Leopold held a Facebook Live update to answer Dreamers’ questions about what happened with DACA, whether they could renew, whether they should travel with advanced parole in the cases where they have them, and more. The Facebook Live video can be watched below, and our Immigration 101 blog post on … Continue reading »

Our Message to Congress: Dream Act is Now a Must-Pass Bill

To Republicans We Say: Talk is Cheap, Action is What Matters To Democrats: Act Now; Passing Dream Act Must Be Your Top Priority There is national consensus – from across the political spectrum – that Trump’s decision to end DACA was cruel and wrong, and Congress must pass legislation to fix the status of Dreamers ASAP. America’s … Continue reading »

National Consensus: American Public, Nation’s Leading Editorial Boards Stand with Dreamers

Congress should respond to overwhelming consensus across the political spectrum in support for Dreamers The fierce blowback to President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program reflects how this issue has moved beyond a niche policy debate to become a full-fledged cultural and political moment. Everyone from leading corporate CEOs toKim Kardashian are … Continue reading »

New Poll: 76% of Americans, Including 69% of Republicans, Back Legal Status for Dreamers

New Morning Consult/Politico poll makes case for why Congress should pass stand-alone Dream Act New polling released tonight from Morning Consult and Politico finds that the overwhelming majority of Americans support Dreamers. More than three quarters support the idea of allowing Dreamers to become citizens or to remain as permanent residents. A strong majority of Republicans and Trump … Continue reading »

Dreamers Across Country Rally for DACA

Across the country today, from Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Detroit, Nebraska, New York, California, Boston, Washington, DC, California, Florida, and so many more, Dreamers and advocates turned out to rally for DACA and Dreamers. They condemned Donald Trump for his cowardly action against DACA and called on Congress to pass the Dream Act. View some … Continue reading »

Immigrants, Legal Experts & Advocates Condemn Trump’s Reckless Decision to Terminate DACA

A recording of today’s call is available here On a press call today, DACA-recipients, legal experts, and advocates provide immediate reaction to Trump’s cowardly, ill-advised, and reckless decision to terminate the DACA program and urged Congress to pass a clean Dream act to protect the undocumented youth. A recording of today’s event is available here. Marielena Hincapié, … Continue reading »

Trump Ends DACA – Ohio Dreamers and Leaders React

Cleveland, OH – Today, Donald Trump took the cowardly way out on DACA, sending his Attorney General to deliver the bad news to 800,000 Americans with DACA–and thousands of other young people who are finally old enough to apply for the first time. For an explainer on DACA, see this piece from Vox. By ending DACA, Trump is putting in … Continue reading »

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