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Mixed-Status Immigrant Families, Community Leaders Sit Down In Dayton, Ohio For “DAPA Dinner”

Mixed-status immigrant families, community leaders, and a member of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office sat down for a “DAPA Dinner” in Dayton, Ohio yesterday to discuss how immigration policies can affect and change the lives of children, families, and communities in the state. There are approximately 95,000 undocumented immigrants in the state of Ohio. At least … Continue reading »

Nevada Congressional Candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen Break Bread With DAPA Families

On Friday, mixed-status immigrant families and Nevada Congressional candidates Sen. Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen broke bread in Las Vegas and discussed the issue that has become a main focus of the 2016 election: immigration. The two families — along with 48,000 other immigrant families in the state of Nevada — suffered a tremendous blow following … Continue reading »

Catherine Cortez Masto the Latest to Host “DAPA Dinner” and Hear From Families Directly Affected by Immigration Stalemate

Despite Invitations, Zero Republicans Have Attended In Nevada yesterday, Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto became the latest candidate to attend a “DAPA Dinner” – an ongoing campaign that invites 2016 political candidates, Senators, Members of Congress, and other elected officials to join an immigrant family for a meal to learn how federal immigration policies affect … Continue reading »

“We Are Here For A Better Future”: Senate Candidate Catherine Cortez Masto Meets With Nevada Immigrant Families For “DAPA Dinner”

Yesterday in Nevada, United States Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto sat down to break bread with DAPA-eligible immigrant families impacted by United States v Texas, the Republican-led lawsuit blocking relief for millions of immigrant families across the nation. Nevada families suffered a tremendous blow by the Supreme Court last June, with the bright futures of some … Continue reading »

“Never Give Up, Never Give In”: Senate Nominee Ted Strickland Joins Ohio Immigrants For “DAPA Dinner”

Yesterday, Democratic Senate candidate and former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland sat down with Ohio immigrant families and members of the Lorain community as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign, which joins elected officials with families to discuss how deferred action impacts immigrants and their communities. Among the invitees to the event — organized by LOIRA, … Continue reading »

Former Governor Strickland Meets With Ohio Immigrant Families and Community Leaders As Part of “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Former Ohio Governor Ted Strickland broke bread with community leaders and Ohio immigrant families as part of the nationwide DAPA Dinners campaign today in Lorain.  Lorain City Council Member Angel Arroyo; Lorain Police Chief Cel Rivera; Victor Leandry, Executive Director of El Centro de Servicios Sociales; and Father Bill Thaden of Sacred Heart Church also attended the dinner with Lorain Ohio Immigrant Rights Association (LOIRA) leaders and member families. The event … Continue reading »

We’re Inviting Nevada Candidates To Join A DAPA Or DACA+ Eligible Family For Dinner

On behalf of Nevada’s Voice, we’re inviting Nevada candidates to join a DAPA or DACA+ eligible family for dinner. Last month, Nevada families suffered a tremendous blow by the Supreme Court tie in theUnited States v. Texas lawsuit.The future of48,000 Nevada familieseligible for DAPA are on hold, however the fight continues. Regardless of your position … Continue reading »

Rep. Gerry Connolly Joins NAKASEC And Virginia Immigrants For “DAPA Dinner”

Last Friday, Rep. Gerry Connolly sat down with Virginia immigrants as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign, which joins elected officials with families to discuss how deferred action impacts immigrants and their communities. The dinner — hosted by the National Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC) — was the first since the Supreme Court’s disappointing deadlock in United … Continue reading »

Sen. Blumenthal Meets With DAPA-Eligible Family As Part Of “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Last Sunday, Senator Richard Blumenthal met with a DAPA-eligible family as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Ana, her husband Isaias, and their two daughters sat down with Senator Blumenthal in New Haven, Connecticut, just one day before the family traveled to Washington D.C. for the Supreme Court hearing on DAPA and DACA+. Ana … Continue reading »

Sen. Tim Kaine Meets With DAPA Family As Part Of “DAPA Dinners” Campaign

Earlier today, Sen. Tim Kaine met an immigrant family as part of the ongoing “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Appreciate the Orellana family of Arlington sharing their story with me about how they stand to benefit from #DACA #DAPA #FightForFamilies — Senator Tim Kaine (@timkaine) April 15, 2016 We are a nation of immigrants and our policies should … Continue reading »

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