An immigrant family eligible for DAPA is set to meet with legislators in our nation’s capital later today. Councilmember Anita Bonds and shadow Representative Franklin Garcia will break bread with Rosbel and his family as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. This is the first “DAPA Dinner” event to happen in Washington, D.C.  Rosbel arrived… Continue »

It’s time to stop pretending that Speaker Paul Ryan is the Republican Party’s brand new savior in the face of Trumpism. “Paul Ryan would be great for the party and he could certainly win,” declared Sen. Jeff Flake after Ryan announced yesterday he would not be seeking the Republican nomination should Donald Trump and Ted Cruz take… Continue »

On April 18, 2016 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case.  At stake is the fate of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) immigration policies. These policies would provide, on a temporary basis, protection from deportation and… Continue »

Obama Administration reply brief, as well as other legal observers, call out GOP challengers’ faulty legal reasoning in upcoming U.S. v Texas immigration case With the U.S. Supreme Court set to hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration executive action case next Monday, the Obama administration has issued an important reply brief that responds to the Republican plaintiffs’ recent… Continue »

This past weekend, Florida state Senator Darren Soto became the second elected official this month to meet with immigrant families as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Senator Soto — who represents Florida’s 14 District in the state Senate — sat down to break bread with five immigrant families to discuss how implementation of DAPA… Continue »

On April 18th, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in theU.S. v Texas immigration case that will decide the fate of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA+) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) immigration executive action policies. A week before arguments are scheduled to begin, Think Progress’ Ian Milhiser offers an important reminder of… Continue »

This Sunday, Florida State Senator Darren Soto will join Young American Dreamers to break bread with five Florida families as part of the “DAPA Dinners” campaign. Hugo and Maribel live in Auburndale with their two U.S. citizen children and Maribel’s 13 year old daughter, who is a DREAMer. Hugo, a carpenter, and Maribel, a homemaker,… Continue »

Unfortunately, Out of State Lawsuit Keeping MA From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall economy,… Continue »

Unfortunately, Out of State Lawsuit Keeping IL From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall economy,… Continue »

  Unfortunately, Out of State Lawsuit Keeping CO From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of our tax base, our overall… Continue »