A Defining Moment for America Washington, DC – Yesterday, on the five year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program going into effect, Dreamers and their allies stood up in communities around the country to celebrate the successes of the program and to share reminders of... Continue »
Dreamer Dinners have arrived in Texas and California, with Congressman Joaquin Castro, Congressman Jimmy Gomez, Los Angeles City Councilmember Gil Cedillo, and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti all breaking bread with Dreamers during the 5th Anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Yesterday, in the midst... Continue »
San Antonio, TX – On the fifth anniversary of the successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20) joined immigrant youth from San Antonio and across Texas to discuss DACA, the risks if the program is revoked, and the importance of protecting its recipients. During the dinner, Congressman... Continue »
800,000 young people may have work permits and protection from deportation stripped away by Donald Trump Today marks the fifth anniversary of the implementation of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Dreamers are once again making headlines all over the country. DACA allows nearly a million... Continue »
With Successful Dreamer Program Under Threat, Effort Aimed at Trump and Sessions to Do the Right Thing and Protect Legal Status for Aspiring Young Americans This summer, as we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the popular and successful Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, America’s Voice and other... Continue »
America’s Voice Dreamer Dinners campaign continues to highlight the broad support that exists for keeping Dreamers shielded from Donald Trump’s Deportation Force. The first Dreamer Dinner took place in Columbus, Ohio last week, where Councilwoman Liz Brown joined over eight Dreamers for a meal and discussion on why the... Continue »
Columbus, OH – Last night, Columbus Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown joined immigrant families, Avanza Together, and Ohio’s Voice for the first “Dreamer Dinner,” a new America’s Voice campaign to bring together immigrant families and elected officials for a meal to discuss how federal immigration policies affect children, families and the communities where... Continue »
Supporters of the successful and popular DACA program, a policy that provides nearly 800,000 young immigrants the chance to go to college, work and fully contribute to the nation they call home, are gearing up to make this one of the defining fights against the Trump Administration’s war on... Continue »
This summer, America’s Voice and other advocates around the country are holding a series of Dreamer Dinners — meals with elected officials, members of the media, and others in order to drive support for DACA and for Dreamers. DACA, the deferred action program which has brought 800,000 young immigrants... Continue »
According to officials in the White House, Donald Trump may take away work permits and driver’s licenses from over 800,000 young immigrants who came to the United States as children and currently have no immigration status. As you probably remember, President Obama created a federal program called Deferred Action... Continue »