Dreamers with United We Dream and other advocates in Washington, D.C. and around the country worked tirelessly to push for the Dream Act just hours before Republicans shut the government down. In Yakima and Tacoma, Washington, Dreamers asked Republican Reps. Dave Reichert and Dan Newhouse to support legislation. In... Continuar »
The following is a statement by Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, following this evening’s momentous vote: Tonight a bipartisan rebellion in the Senate rebuffed a determined Republican strategy to strong arm Democrats, govern by short-term Continuing Resolution, and delay and derail the Dream Act. The vote tonight in the Senate... Continuar »
Here are three fundamental factors to keep in mind as we seem headed towards a government shutdown: President Trump and the Republican leadership have rejected the bipartisan compromise proposals on the table that would alleviate the crisis. After creating a crisis by ending DACA and terminating Temporary Protected Status (TPS)... Continuar »
Dreamers from across the country continue to raise their voices and call on Congress to act – for their futures and for America.  First-person narratives from Dreamers in Utah, Ohio, Nebraska, Maine, and Pennsylvania–appearing in their local papers–continue to tell the story about the crisis that Trump’s cancellation of... Continuar »
With an overwhelming majority of the American people backing Congressional action to resolve the crisis facing Dreamers that the President created when he ended DACA, editorial boards are voicing their opinion as well: Pass the Dream Act ASAP! Read excerpts of editorials from key publications below: From the Washington Post —... Continuar »
Tallahassee, FL – While President Donald Trump, his cabinet of racists, and Republican congressional leadership work to torpedo Dreamer legislation, new op-eds from Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) and University of Florida president Ken Fuchs and Mariana Castro, a local Dreamer and UF student, show where Floridians and Americans stand:... Continuar »
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After a dizzying set of developments and ahead of a chaotic week in Washington, DC, here are five key points to keep in mind: President Trump created the urgent crisis for Dreamers and those with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). While Trump’s tweets and Republicans’ speeches are trying to muddy the... Continuar »
The Question Isn’t Just Whether Trump is Fit to Be President, It’s Whether He Is President By now, everyone is well aware that Donald J. Trump is a racist.  His remarks yesterday about Africa, Haiti, and El Salvador are just the latest, and perhaps one of the most blatant, examples... Continuar »
In a new column posted this morning, Greg Sargent of the Washington Post, uncovers the true revelation behind Trump’s latest, racist remarks: Multiple TV journalists have flatly declared that Trump has revealed himself as a racist. It’s good that it’s now safe to say this on prime-time television, but we already knew... Continuar »
“It’s a time for choosing. It’s a time for action.” The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, regarding President Trump’s latest racist remarks and the current state-of-play on the fight to protect Dreamers as well as Salvadorans, Haitians, and those who currently have Temporary Protected... Continuar »