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PHOTOS: Advocates Push Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX) to Support Dream Act, Protect Dreamers Like Felipe

More than 30 Dreamers and advocates demonstrated outside Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX)’s San Antonio office today, calling for Hurd to support the Dream Act and help protect Dreamers like Felipe. Felipe Abonza-Lopez is a Texas Dreamer who was pulled over and detained while traveling through Hurd’s district almost a month ago. Felipe had active DACA … Continue reading »

Free Felipe: Felipe Abonza-Lopez, Dreamer from Texas, Released From Detention on Friday

San Marco, TX – Felipe Abonza-Lopez, 20-year-old Dreamer from San Marcos, Texas was released from an immigration detention center on Friday in Pearsall, Texas, after more than one month in detention without cause. Felipe, who has a disability, was mocked by guards during his detention, and he had his DACA unjustly revoked, Amy Fischer, Policy Director at … Continue reading »

Paging Rep. Will Hurd: Felipe Abonza-Lopez and Other Dreamers Need You This Year

The case of Felipe Abonza-Lopez is just the latest outrageous reminder that the same Trump Administration that ended DACA is now actively targeting Dreamers who still have DACA. Said Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: “Unless Congress steps up and delivers a solution for Dreamers this year, examples like Felipe’s will only, unfortunately, multiply.” Felipe, a … Continue reading »

Outrage: Texas Dreamer with Active DACA Status in Detention for a Month

Felipe Abonza-Lopez the latest example of how Trump Administration is targeting young immigrants despite assurances from Trump; latest reminder why Congress must pass Dream Act this year In the latest outrageous example of the Trump Administration targetingDACA recipients and other young immigrants, HuffPost’s Elise Foley highlights that 20-year old Felipe Abonza-Lopez has been unjustly held in a Texas … Continue reading »