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Legal Experts, Advocates: DACA Beneficiaries Already Losing Status; Congress Needs to Pass Dream Act Now

A recording of today’s event is available here. Today, experts from RAICES, Make the Road New York, American Civil Liberties Union, National Immigration Law Center, and Center for American Progress addressed the reality that DACA recipients are already threatened – with unjustified arrests; with detention; with denials of applications because of bureaucratic snafus; because of the arbitrary and … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: 19 Dream Advocates Arrested in Act of Civil Disobedience for Dream Act

Today, 19 Asian-American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian-American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in an act of civil disobedience that called on Congress to pass the Dream Act by the end of this year. Protesters blocked the entrance of Speaker Paul Ryan’s office and chanted for a vote. The demonstration was … Continue reading »

Time Has Run Out For Many Dreamers; Thousands More in Jeopardy Right Now

122 Dreamers are losing DACA every day In the New York Times, the Liz Robbins story, “Post Office Fails to Deliver on Time, and DACA Applications Get Rejected” highlights how some of the 22,000 DACA recipients who missed the artificial October 5th re-application deadline and are now losing protections were victims of the government’s own ineptitude, via mail processing delays. … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: 8,000 Dreamers, Advocates Across Country Call for #DreamActNow

Almost 8,000 Dreamers, advocates, allies, and local leaders rallied at 43 locations in 14 states today in a targeted effort dubbed Operation #DreamActNow to call for a clean Dream Act before the end of this year. In Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Georgia, Massachusetts, California, New York, Kansas, Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, Wisconsin, South Carolina, North Carolina, … Continue reading »

Elections Have Consequences

Bipartisan Momentum Grows as House Republicans, Robert Gates, Military Dreamers, Students Across the US, Police Chiefs, Chuck Schumer, and Jennifer Rubin All Speak Up for Dreamers After Tuesday night’s elections, the drive to pass the Dream Act before the end of the year is gathering stronger-than-ever bipartisan momentum. Let’s connect the dots. 11 House Republicans from across … Continue reading »

Spanish-language EstrellaTV network publicly unites with Dreamers during Premios de la Radio Awards Show; urges Congress to pass the Dream Act

Numerous recording artists and TV personalities team up with Defend Our Dreams to elevate the campaign and the urgency to pass a clean Dream Act before the end of the year Los Angeles, CA – Support for legislation that would grant Dreamers a path towards citizenship continues to grow as celebrities will call on lawmakers to … Continue reading »

November 9 — Massive Mobilization to Pass the Dream Act This Year

Immigrant youth, local leaders, advocates, and allies are escalating their campaign for the Dream Act with 43 rallies, marches, petition deliveries, and protests in 14 states to call for citizenship and protection for immigrant youth on Thursday, November 9. Poll after poll documents the overwhelming public support for undocumented youth: according to Quinnipiac, nearly 90% … Continue reading »

NEW REPORT: Three Months of Dreamer Dinners: Immigrant Youth Meet With Over Forty Elected Officials to Share Stories, Explain Need for Dream Act

View photos from all of our Dreamer Dinners here. Back in July, America’s Voice announced the “Dreamer Dinners” campaign, which seeks to bring together immigrant youth and elected officials to build public awareness about the need for Congress to pass the Dream Act. Anyone can host a Dreamer Dinner  – they have been held in restaurants, offices, … Continue reading »

Three Months of Dreamer Dinners: Immigrant Youth Meet With More than Forty Elected Officials to Tell Stories, Explain Need for Dream Act

View photos from all of our Dreamer Dinners here. Back in July, America’s Voice announced that we were kicking off our “Dreamer Dinners” campaign, which sought to bring together immigrant youth and elected officials in order to build support for Dreamers and the Dream Act. Anyone could host one — Dreamer Dinners have been held … Continue reading »

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