A recording of today’s event is available here. Ahead of today’s anticipated White House and congressional leaders meeting, Dreamers, immigration advocates, activists, and legal experts underscored the urgent need for Dream legislation before the end of the year. This morning, Senator Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader... Continuar »
Dreamer-related legislation was to be a major focus of the discussion at today’s White House meeting between President Trump and Congressional leaders. But Democrats Schumer and Pelosi wisely withdrew from the meeting, given that his childish antics indicate he’s not serious about getting to a deal that will keep... Continuar »
An estimated 10,000 Dreamers already have lost DACA status December spending package would fund deportations that would ensnare Dreamers  It would take seven months to implement new legislative program for Dreamers At Tuesday’s meeting at the White House between President Trump and Congressional leaders, Dreamer-related protections will be a major focus... Continuar »
Members of Congress were back in their home districts for Thanksgiving recess last week, and for Dreamers and advocates, that meant another opportunity to tell their members of Congress to support the Dream Act. In Colorado, advocates set up an empty Thanksgiving table to remind Congress what families and... Continuar »
***MEDIA ADVISORY*** PRESS EVENTS: Immigrant Community Activists and Allies Host more than 30 Events Nationwide Calling for #DreamActNow Immigrant youth, local leaders, advocates, and allies are escalating their campaign for the Dream Act with rallies, marches, petition deliveries, and protests in 13 states to call for citizenship and protection... Continuar »
In Salt Lake City, Utah today, Dreamers and advocates presented Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)’s office with 10,500 paper butterflies — one for every Utah Dreamer — to pressure the Senator to support the Dream Act. Utah has over 9,000 DACA recipients and 19,000 Dream Act-eligible individuals who would help the... Continuar »
Will He Cave to the “Hell No Caucus” or Help GOP Pragmatists Desperate to Distance Themselves from Trump? Washington, DC – As we head into December, it’s increasingly clear that, in the words of a headline from The Hill, “Congress is barreling toward explosive immigration fight.” With all Democrats and many Republicans in... Continuar »
Members of Congress began their Thanksgiving recess this weekend, and Dreamers and advocates across the country took the opportunity to pressure their representatives to support the Dream Act and stand up to mass deportations. In Denver, Colorado Dreamers volunteered with Denver Feed a Family, while advocates with the Colorado Immigrant... Continuar »
Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.
On Saturday, advocates braved the wind and cold to gather in Cleveland, Ohio to tell Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) to support the Dream Act. Advocates have been asking for a meeting between Sen. Portman and Dreamers, which Portman has not granted yet. An Ohio Dreamer did meet with one... Continuar »
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... Continuar »