A recording of today’s call is available here. As Washington, D.C. and the country tracks this week’s Senate immigration debate, immigrants, advocates, and experts kicked off a series of press calls to decode the latest developments and to outline the path forward. A recording of today’s call is available here. Information for... Continuar »
As the Senate prepares to debate Dreamer legislation this week, Senators Chuck Grassley, John Cornyn, and a handful of others have announced a proposal that uses Dreamers’ lives as bargaining chips. The price for Dreamers’ freedom? Enactment of a vast series of unrelated, radical, racially-charged measures that slash legal... Continuar »
Will Senators side with American people or enable radical and unpopular policies on ramped up deportations, dramatic cuts in legal immigration and an unpopular, wasteful border wall? As the Senate kicks off immigration week, February 6, 2018 polling from Quinnipiac offers a reminder that the American public overwhelming supports Dreamers and... Continuar »
This week, the Senate is scheduled to debate immigration legislation, and once again Dreamers across the country will stand on pins and needles until the final vote is cast.   Since Donald Trump created this crisis by cancelling DACA, over 19,000 young people who grew up in America have... Continuar »
Dreamers and advocates in seven Texas cities today took to the streets, dropping banners over highways and making it clear that Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is a “Dream Killer”. Sen. Cornyn is infamous in the immigration reform world for always saying nice things when it comes to immigrants and... Continuar »
“Heavenly Father will provide a way for you to be who He wanted you to be.” That’s the advice from her mother that Maleny Calderón, 20, a former Mormon missionary and Dreamer, holds deep in her heart when contemplating the possibility of losing her DACA status. Maleny recently returned... Continuar »
Ahead of today’s impending votes in both chambers of Congress on a negotiated spending bill, below is our vote recommendation: There are some 800,000 reasons why members of Congress who claim to stand with Dreamers should vote “no” on the spending bill to be voted on today. President Trump... Continuar »
Congress is scheduled to vote on another funding deal this week, and Dreamers and advocates are back on Capitol Hill to demand that lawmakers oppose any deal that does not include the Dream Act. Since last September, when Donald Trump ended DACA, members of Congress have forced Dreamers into... Continuar »
Vote No on the Spending Bill Unless a Solution for Dreamers is Included The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, assessing the latest developments in Congress regarding the budget deal and immigration: A moment of truth is at hand. Congress is on the... Continuar »
As Congress debates the way forward on another deal to keep the government open and funded, congressional immigrant rights champions are sending a strong message to members of both parties to live up to their pledge to protect Dreamers. Below are comments from Representatives Luis Gutiérrez (D-IL) and Ruben... Continuar »