The DREAMers are at it again! Yesterday, before the start of Loretta Lynch’s confirmation hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee, DREAMers with United We Dream chased down a number of SJC Republicans and asked them what they thought about Steve King calling young immigrants “deportables.” “Am I a deportable?”... Continuar »
In the Google Hangout below, Elianne Ramos interviews three DREAMers who were recently at the Iowa Freedom Summit: Cesar Vargas, Erika Andiola, and Juan Escalante.  Cesar and Erika have already made a name for themselves chasing down Steve King and Rand Paul in Iowa, and Cesar was recently arrested protesting... Continuar »
Throughout the week Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) has been taking to the Senate floor to describe the transformative impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is having on people’s lives.  While more than 600,000 young people have applied for the program since 2012 and are now studying, working and... Continuar »
Immigration reform champion Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) has been taking to the Senate floor regularly to describe the transformative impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is having on people’s lives.  You’d think that policymakers from all political ideologies would support allowing smart, talented, and driven Americans... Continuar »
Ana Zamora is a DREAMer who has lived in Texas most of her life, after being brought to the US by her parents when she was a baby.  Tonight, she’ll also be an honored guest in the First Lady’s box at the State of the Union.  MSNBC has a... Continuar »
Today House Republicans passed anti-immigrant legislation that would overturn last November’s executive actions, end the DACA program for DREAMers, and maximize deportations of undocumented immigrants settled in America. These Republicans don’t seem to get that for millions of Americans this issue is not political, it is deeply personal. With this... Continuar »
Arizona’s famously anti-immigrant Sheriff Joe Arpaio spent today trying to argue in favor of more deportations — but in Arizona it was a joyous day for local DREAMers, who were finally able to start applying for driver’s licenses after a protracted legal battle with Gov. Jan Brewer.  In photos and tweets,... Continuar »
Sheriff Joe Arpaio today is asking a federal judge to suspend President Obama’s executive action until a court ruling can be issued on the constitutionality of the action.  In other words, it’s three days before Christmas, and Arpaio is petitioning a federal court for the resumption of deportations that separate families.... Continuar »
It took a decision from the Supreme Court, but Jan Brewer’s executive order denying Arizona DREAMers driver’s licenses is finally out of legal options, paving the way for immigrant youth in the state to begin applying as soon as this week. It’s a case that stretches back to 2012 and the... Continuar »
United We Dream is on a roll.  Following up on the success of a recent video where they chased members of Congress through the halls of Capitol Hill as the House negotiated the just-passed spending bill, DREAMers have done the same with the Senate side.  Watch the video below as... Continuar »