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Thousands of Texas Dreamers Set to Lose DACA as Renewal Deadline Passes

Austin, TX – At midnight last night, the Trump Administration’s arbitrary deadline to accept DACA renewals passed, and now Dreamers are no longer able to reapply for another two-year extension of the successful program. According to HuffPost, 28% of DACA recipients in Texas who were eligible for renewal did not renew, meaning that thousands of Texas Dreamers stand … Continue reading »

Congress: Do You Stand with Dreamers or with Stephen Miller?

With Stephen Miller’s fingerprints all over latest leaked draft of White House immigration principles, will Members of Congress fall for Miller’s attempt to scuttle legislation for Dreamers? Washington, DC – The fingerprints of White House advisor and nativist activist Stephen Miller are all over the forthcoming White House immigration principles. Let’s be clear: Miller’s goal … Continue reading »

Por qué el Congreso necesita actuar este año: decenas de miles de beneficiarios de DACA están ahora expuestos a la deportación, debido al arbitrario plazo del DHS que vence hoy

Washington, DC – Compartimos una declaración de Frank Sharry, en reacción al significado del plazo que vence hoy para renovar DACA, el cual afecta a más de 150,000 actuales beneficiarios del programa: Hoy, como esultado del arbitrario plazo el 5 de octubre impuesto por el DHS, decenas de miles de beneficiarios de DACA van a empezar a … Continue reading »

Why Congress Needs to Act This Year: Tens of Thousands of DACA Recipients Are Now Exposed to Deportation Due to Today’s Arbitrary DHS Deadline

Washington, DC – Below is a statement from Frank Sharry, reacting to the significance of today’s DACA renewal application deadline, affecting more than 150,000 current DACA recipients: Today, as a result of an arbitrary October 5th deadline set by DHS, tens of thousands of DACA recipients are going to start losing their DACA-related work permits and … Continue reading »

Unveiling a Chain of Support, Ohio Dreamers and Voters Ask Senator Portman to Back the Dream Act; Pictures & Video at #OHereToStay

Cleveland, OH  – Today, Indivisible CLE, DreamActivist Ohio, and the InterReligious Task Force on Central America joined Cleveland Jobs with Justice, Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, America’s Voice: Ohio, and local Dreamers and advocates urged Senator Portman to support passage of the Dream Act in acreative and symbolic action representing Ohio’s Dreamers and the voters who … Continue reading »

New Poll: 89% of Texas Latinos Want Dream Act Passed; Oppose Anti-Immigrant SB4 Law

Austin, TX – On a press call held today, Texas State Representative Cesar Blanco joined with Latino Decisions Principal Sylvia Manzano, Latino Victory Project President Cristóbal J. Alex, and America’s Voice: Texas State Director Mario Carrillo to discuss the findings and implications of new polling exploring Texas Latinos’ views on SB4, DACA, and the ongoing debate over … Continue reading »

A dos días del plazo arbitrario para renovar DACA, decenas de miles de Dreamers podrían quedar desprotegidos

El gobierno de Trump debe extender tal fecha límite y el Congreso impulsar el Dream Act con renovada urgencia Washington, DC – A solo dos días de que se cumpla el plazo del 5 de octubre para renovar DACA, que afecta a más de 150,000 beneficiarios, el gobierno de Trump parece insistir en mantener como … Continue reading »

Two Days Before Arbitrary 10/5 DACA Renewal Deadline, Tens of Thousands of Dreamers May Be Left Unprotected

Trump Administration should extend arbitrary deadline and Congress should move Dream Act forward with renewed urgency Washington, DC – With just two days remaining before we reach the October 5th DACA renewal deadline affecting more than 150,000 DACA recipients, the Trump Administration seems insistent on keeping the new and artificial deadline in place. As several press accounts … Continue reading »

Ohio Dreamers and Voters Call on Sen. Portman to Ensure Passage of the Dream Act

  ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Thursday, October 5 at 12pm ET Ohio Dreamers and Voters Call on Sen. Portman to Ensure Passage of the Dream Act Cleveland, OH  – On Thursday, October 5 at 12 pm ET, Indivisible CLE, DreamActivist Ohio, and the InterReligious Task Force on Central America will join Cleveland Jobs with Justice, Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support … Continue reading »

“My name is Denisse Rojas Marquez. I am 28 years old old, a proud undocumented American and soon to be doctor”

At Senate Judiciary Committee hearing titled, Oversight of the Administration’s Decision to End Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), one of the witnesses is Denisse Rojas Marquez, a DACA recipient. This is her testimony: Thank you Chairman, I would also like to thank ranking member Feinstein, and members of this committee for giving me the … Continue reading »

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