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PHOTOS: Over Congressional Recess, Advocates Slam Members of Congress for Dream Inaction

Members of Congress are on recess this week, following the Senate’s complete failure last week to pass legislation that would protect Dreamers and ensure they don’t face deportation. Advocates and Dreamers are furious, considering that this is the fourth in two months that Congress has whiffed on an opportunity to take action. Across the country and in … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Supporters Send Messages #ToImmigrantsWithLove While Dreamers Deliver Valentines to Congress

Today was Valentine’s Day as well as Ash Wednesday, and supporters across the country took time to send messages #toImmigrantsWithLove. A project of Fwd.us, United Farm Workers, UFW Foundation, and others, immigrants and non-immigrants alike took the time to thank parents, friends, neighbors, and strangers for the sacrifices they’ve made in coming to the U.S. … Continue reading »

Dreamers Take to the Streets in Texas, Call Cornyn a “Dream Killer”

Dreamers and advocates in seven Texas cities today took to the streets, dropping banners over highways and making it clear that Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is a “Dream Killer”. Sen. Cornyn is infamous in the immigration reform world for always saying nice things when it comes to immigrants and Dreamers — and acting against them … Continue reading »

Feb. 5 – National Week of Action to Pass the Dream Act

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** Events in CA, CO, GA, IL, MA, MN, NC, NJ, NV, NY, PA, TX, and Washington, DC DACA-recipients continue to lose their immigration status and protection from deportation every day, due to a manufactured crisis created by President Trump.  Fortunately, there is bipartisan support in Congress and among the American people to pass … Continue reading »

Jewish Leaders Occupy Congress for #DreamActNow

Today, Jewish leaders with Bend the Arc Jewish Action and other groups took over Congress and conducted a historic act of Jewish civil disobedience to demand that members of Congress pass the #DreamActNow. More than 100 participants, including rabbis, sat down in the Russell Senate building and refused to leave, holding up banners that said “let my people … Continue reading »

Pennsylvania Dreamers Share Their Stories As Congress Debates Their Future in the United States

All across the country Dreamers continue to watch as Congress and the White House debate proposed legislation that would allow us to retain the ability to work, drive, and be protected from deportation. However, Dreamers in Lancaster, Pennsylvania are not waiting on Congress or Donald Trump to show their community that they are aspiring Americans … Continue reading »

2017 Year in Immigration Pictures

This year marked the beginning of the Trump presidency, and while the new Administration spent much of the year stymied by legislative priorities, Donald Trump has been able to remake the US immigration system in alarming and destructive ways. In his first year alone, between mass deporting immigrant mothers and fathers to implementing multiple Muslim … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Over 1000 Dreamers Take Over Capitol Hill, Block Tunnels and Passageways for #DreamActNow

During one of the last days before Congress must pass a bill to fund the government through January 2018, more than 1000 Dreamers and advocates took over Capitol Hill to demand the passage of a clean Dream Act. Wearing bright orange T-shirts and hats — “the color of hope and resistance [led] by undocumented people” … Continue reading »

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