Por Maribel Hastings, asesora ejecutiva de America’s Voice: WASHINGTON, DC – Mientras el Congreso se apresta a debatir proyectos de reforma migratoria amplia, los personajes de esta discusión son tan diversos como sus intereses. En pasados debates esa diversidad de intereses y de opiniones confabuló con los malos vientos... Continue »
Last week a member of Congress — Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) —  harassed, screamed at, and threatened an 18-year-old DREAMer who was visiting him with her faith-based community group. Jessica Bravo just wanted to talk to her representative like any other constituent. But when she mentioned her undocumented status,... Continue »
Earlier today, we wrote about the threats Rep. Dana Rohrabacher’s aimed at an 18-year old DREAMer. That led to an intense twitter exchange between Rohrabacher and the Jesuits. Temper, temper…  Seriously who fights with the Jesuits? Continue »
Ugly story in The Hill today about a confrontation between Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) and a DREAMer from California, Jessica Bravo: A conservative congressman got into a heated exchange over immigration last week with one of his constituents who is living in the country illegally. Two very different accounts have... Continue »
When President Obama gives his fifth State of the Union speech tonight, at least four DREAMers will be in the audience—Alan Aleman, Julieta Garibay, Gabino Sanchez, and Ambar Pinto.  Their presence will be a testament to how far the immigrant rights movement has come in recent years—as will the... Continue »
Here’s the press release from UWD: Today, on a telephonic press conference, immigrant youth leaders with United We Dream released 20 specific policy principles for immigration reform, laying out a common-sense agenda for change and demanding a path to citizenship in less than 7 years without any unreasonable or unfair requirements.  As the... Continue »
DREAMers protesting today’s immigration hearing: (Watch C-SPAN video of the hearing itself here.)   Up with Chris Hayes: immigration panel last week with Lorella Praeli of United We DREAM: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Stephen Colbert on immigration reform (transcript here): The... Continue »