Do Ryan and McConnell Represent Americans, or Steve King? Washington, DC – Republican elected officials should embrace a clean legislative solution for Dreamers, rather than loading up a legislative package with “poison pill” provisions that are designed to scuttle the package and set up another Washington blame game. “Americans... Continue »
A recording of today’s call is available here.  Washington, DC – DACA recipients, legal and policy experts, and immigration advocates assessed a busy week of developments in immigration policy and issued a renewed call for a clean Dream Act without militarization of our borders. A recording of today’s call is available here.... Continue »
Washington, DC – News reports indicate that Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will impanel a working group of House Republicans to work on Dreamer-related immigration legislation. No one should be confused about the intention of the committee – this is a transparent attempt to slow-walk and scuttle Dreamer legislation, not... Continue »
It’s been a week since Donald Trump ended DACA, the deferred action program that protects hundreds of thousands of Dreamers from deportation. Since then, support for Dreamers has poured in from across the country, from members of Congress to college presidents and university leaders to faith groups to advocates... Continue »
While hive of activity surrounding legislation for Dreamers is a good development, Republican leaders must take action, not just make motion Enacting a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers is the mainstream consensus position, reflecting support from America’s businesses, universities, religious leaders, celebrities, legislators of both parties – and the electorate.  With a pressing October 5th deadline facing a quarter of... Continue »
Today, advocates delivered 1 million petitions to Congress demanding an urgent vote on a clean version of the Dream Act. Since Donald Trump rescinded DACA last week, the Dream Act is the only way that 800,000+ Dreamers will be able to stay in the US and continue to legally... Continue »
Americans rally behind immigrant neighbors in face of Trump's policies.
Ohio is Our Home, We Are Here to Stay #OHereToStay Cleveland, OH —  This evening, as the sun went down, Ohioans from across the region gathered at Market Square Park in Ohio City for a candlelight vigil in support of DACA, the Dream Act, and all immigrants.  Similar events... Continue »
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Yesterday, House and Senate Democrats kicked off what is going to be one of the most important legislative issues this fall — passing the Dream Act and securing the gains of DACA for Dreamers. The Dream Act has been introduced in both the House and Senate, but Republicans will... Continue »
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... Continue »
800,000 young people may have work permits and protection from deportation stripped away by Donald Trump Today marks the fifth anniversary of the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Dreamers are once again making headlines all over the country. DACA allows nearly a million... Continue »