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ICYMI: Former DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano Calls for Dreamer Protection

“These young people are, in every sense but one, as American as those whose relatives arrived in this country on the Mayflower.” Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary and current University of California president Janet Napolitano pens a new must-read, poignant opinion piece for NBC titled, “I Wrote DACA. Now I’m Suing to Ensure Trump Can’t Destroy … Continue reading »

Trump to Extend DACA Beyond March 5? Not Happening

It’s up to Congress, and the time is now The following is a statement from America’s Voice Education Fund’s Executive Director Frank Sharry on a Washington Post story with Sen. James Lankford’s (R-Okla.) comments that President Trump is open to extending a March 5 deadline for DACA beneficiaries if Congress fails to act by then. Let’s be crystal clear; the fate … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Rep. Will Hurd Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Austin, TX – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 124,000 DACA recipients in Texas. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Rep. Issa Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Sacramento, CA – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 222,000 DACA recipients in California. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White … Continue reading »

The Urgent Reasons that Reps. Knight, Royce, and Walters Should Step Up and Support the Dream Act

Sacramento, CA – President Trump’s decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, plunged 800,000 Dreamers into crisis, including more than 222,000 DACA recipients in California. The solution is the bipartisan Dream Act. It’s urgent that Congress act, without undue delay and without unnecessary complications. This includes recognizing that the recently issued White House … Continue reading »

Rep. Beto O’Rourke and El Cenizo Mayor Raul Reyes Join Local Leaders and Dreamers in Call for a Clean Dream Act

For a recording of today’s call, click here. El Paso, TX – On a press call today, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (TX-16) and El Cenizo Mayor Raul Reyes joined local pediatrician Dr. Dolly Seiver; Mario Carrillo, Director of America’s Voice: Texas; and Clint, TX Dreamer Melissa Martinez to discuss why a legislative solution for Dreamers is so … Continue reading »

Bloomberg Editorial the Latest to Call on Congress to Pass a Clean Dream Act

Yesterday, we lifted up editorials fromWashington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and Los Angeles Times, denouncing the White House’s new “immigration principles.” Bloomberg adds its voice to the mix in a piece entitled “Trump’s Dreamer Deal-Breaker,” stating that “800,000 of America’s most productive young people should not be used as bargaining chips” in the debate. Below are key excerpts: The moral and … Continue reading »

Voices From Across the Political Spectrum Denounce and Dismiss White House Immigration Principles

As Deadline Looms, Time for Congress to Act on Dream Act Leading observers are denouncing and dismissing the White House immigration principles releasedSunday night. The consensus from right and left is that this wish list of poison pills was put out by hardliners Stephen Miller and Jeff Sessions in an effort to kill, rather than advance, … Continue reading »

El presidente que terminó DACA ahora amenaza al Dream Act con una larga lista de drásticas medidas

Frank Sharry reacciona a los Principios de la Casa Blanca en Inmigración Washington, DC – A continuación compartimos una declaración de Frank Sharry, director ejecutivo de America’s Voice Education Fund, en relación con los Principios de la Casa Blanca en Inmigración: Esta noche, el presidente Trump firmó una larga lista de drásticas medidas que amenazan … Continue reading »

The President that Ended DACA Now Threatens the Dream Act with Long List of Poison Pills

Frank Sharry Reacts to White House Immigration Principles Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, executive director of America’s Voice Education Fund, regarding the White House’s immigration principles: Tonight, President Trump signed off on a long list of poison pill measures that threatens to kill the chances of enacting the Dream … Continue reading »

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