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Juan Escalante Reflects on One Year Anniversary of President Trump Ending DACA

One year ago, President Trump ended the popular and successful DACA program, sending the lives and futures of hundreds of thousands of Dreamers into uncertainty and anxiety. The following is a statement from Juan Escalante, DACA recipient and Communications Manager at America’s Voice, in reflection: Despite the best efforts of President Trump one year ago, … Continue reading »

Logic’s Powerful Performance at VMAs Draws Attention to Separated Families

Last night at the MTV Video Music Awards, rapper and music producer Logic took the stage with One Republic’s Ryan Tedder for a powerful performance of Logic’s song “One Day”, that highlighted the Trump Administration’s immigration policies and the separation of children and families. Logic and Tedder were joined on stage by hundreds of children … Continue reading »

On Sixth Anniversary of DACA, Undocumented Youth Are Living in Uncertainty

Six years ago today, the life of thousands of undocumented youth changed for the better in an instant. On August 15, 2012, the federal government started accepting applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that was created by President Barack Obama earlier that summer. Tens of thousands of Dreamers lined up in … Continue reading »

Facing Judge Hanen, Dreamers Stand Strong

Following yesterday’s hearing on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in a hearing held by notorious anti-immigrant zealot Texas Judge Andrew Hanen, Dreamers (and their loved ones) raised their voices to express themselves and be heard as others debated their futures.   Ciriac Alvarez, a Dreamer and local organizer from Utah, captured the … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Dennis Rivera Details ICE Detention in Houston Chronicle

Young immigrant from Houston was detained after local sheriffs turned him over to ICE Read piece here Austin, TX –  In an opinion piece published in the Houston Chronicle over the weekend, young immigrant Dennis Rivera detailed his two-month Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention after his high school’s police force turned him over to … Continue reading »

The Class of 2018 is Graduating, and they Still Don’t Have the Dream Act

Cue the pomp and circumstance; the class of 2018 is graduating. While many graduates will take time off this summer and prepare for the next chapter of their lives, undocumented graduates must prepare for an uncertain future. Undocumented graduates are just some of the Dreamers across the country whom Donald Trump wants to deport and … Continue reading »

Moderates’ Choice: Be Defined By an Anti-Immigrant Retiring Speaker or Stand Up and Sign the Discharge Petition

As momentum builds around the House discharge petition, an attempt spearheaded by Republicans to resolve their party’s created Dreamer crisis, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (WI-01) has issued yet another vague, empty promise for an immigration bill. This is just his latest thinly veiled attempt to squander a bipartisan solution for Dreamers and save the day for … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “Trump’s Latest Rage-Filled Tirade Unmasks Paul Ryan’s Lies”

In his latest column, the Washington Post’s Greg Sargent delivers an insightful and sobering take on the latest Dream Act action happening on Capitol Hill. Read excerpts from the latest Greg Sargent’s column from The Washington Post below and find the entire piece here: In January of 2017, at a town hall meeting broadcast live to the nation on CNN, … Continue reading »

Pili Tobar: Republicanos, sean serios si quieren ayudar a los Dreamers

A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Pili Tobar, Directora General de America’s Voice, en relación con la petición de descargo del congresista Curbelo para los Dreamers: “En los ocho meses desde que el presidente Trump eliminó DACA, el liderazgo republicano de la Cámara de Representantes se ha mostrado renuente a aprobar una legislación que provea … Continue reading »

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