“These are their stories.” Today, Pablo Stanley, designer and co-founder at Carbon Health, launched the “We are all dreamers” website, which showcases stories and portraits of young Americans who are recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. According to Stanley: I want to share with you... Continue »
Last week, we highlighted support for Dreamers across Ohio in reaction to Trump’s devastating decision to end DACA.  This week, we bring you three op-eds from Lancaster, PA-area Dreamers, plus an editorial in support. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund: There are Dreamers in every congressional district across the country. The... Continue »
Education leaders across America, who have a first-hand appreciation for how and why Dreamers should be able to continue their contributions, have been among the most vocal in criticizing President Trump’s decision to end DACA. New lawsuit from the University of California system challenges the end of DACA: Today, lawyers... Continue »
Two new op-eds highlight the essential role that Dreamers and other immigrants will play in rebuilding Houston after Hurricane Harvey, and call on Congress and the Trump Administration to protect Dreamers. As Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma’s landfall, there’s an important lesson to be taken from Hurricanes Katrina and... Continue »
New Morning Consult/Politico poll makes case for why Congress should pass stand-alone Dream Act New polling released tonight from Morning Consult and Politico finds that the overwhelming majority of Americans support Dreamers. More than three quarters support the idea of allowing Dreamers to become citizens or to remain as permanent residents. A... Continue »
Across the country today, from Nevada, New Mexico, Iowa, Detroit, Nebraska, New York, California, Boston, Washington, DC, California, Florida, and so many more, Dreamers and advocates turned out to rally for DACA and Dreamers. They condemned Donald Trump for his cowardly action against DACA and called on Congress to... Continue »
Trifecta of Hate: Charlottesville, Arpaio, Now Dreamers Follow our liveblog for important developments throughout the day The following are reactions from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, and Juan Escalante, DACA recipient and America’s Voice Digital Campaigns Manager, reacting to the announcement that the Trump administration is ending... Continue »
A terrible story out of Houston, about a DACA recipient’s death after volunteering during Harvey recovery efforts, is a reminder that DACA recipients are risking their lives while the future of the program is under threat. 31-year-old Alonso Guillen disappeared last Wednesday when his boat capsized as he attempted to save Harvey... Continue »
National leaders, grassroots activists, corporate titans, leading editorial boards, select Republicans, and a strong majority of the American people are in agreement: DACA should be preserved until Congress enacts a clean Dream Act that provides a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers. Among the key voices making the case: Washington Post editorial, “Will... Continue »
Today brings more voices reminding us why the DACA program works and additional reminders that providing protections and opportunities for Dreamers benefits America. Among the developments: Faith in Public Life released a letter signed by 1,300 Catholic educators, representing Catholic institutions ranging from kindergarten through college level, issued a moral mandate... Continue »