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LIVEBLOG: Dreamers and Advocates Hold Day of Action for Dream Act

Today, Dreamers and advocates across the country are holding a day of action calling on Congress to pass the Dream Act. In Washington, DC, thousands are expected to gather on Capitol Hill to demand that members of Congress take action. View details, photos, tweets, and videos about what’s going on around the country below: Wednesday, December 6 (Washington, … Continue reading »

In Iowa, Advocates Call on Sen. Grassley, Sen. Ernst, and Rep. Young to Support Dream Act and TPS

Last Friday, Iowa Dreamers, community leaders, and allies gathered outside the Des Moines federal building to tell their members of Congress to support the Dream Act and TPS. The building is home to the offices of Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Rep. David Young (R-IA). Read more about Iowa’s Dreamers here. … Continue reading »

Stories of America’s Dreamers Front and Center in Vibrant National Week of Action

Massive Support Across USA for Enacting Clean Dream Act This Year Dreamers and allies kicked off another vibrant week of action in our nation’s capital and beyond over the weekend, demanding that Congress do its job and pass the Dream Act before the end of the year. From California and Ohio to Tennessee and Washington, … Continue reading »

Meet the Ohio Dreamers Conducting Sit-In At Rob Portman’s Office on Dream Act

Today, eight Ohio Dreamers are conducting a sit-in at Sen. Rob Portman’s office in Washington, DC to demand that he support the Dream Act.  Portman has never taken a strong stance on the Dream Act. In September of this year, he released a statement expressing agreement that “Congress should act” and that there should be … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Advocates Call on Members of Congress to Support Dream Act Over Thanksgiving Recess

Members of Congress were back in their home districts for Thanksgiving recess last week, and for Dreamers and advocates, that meant another opportunity to tell their members of Congress to support the Dream Act. In Colorado, advocates set up an empty Thanksgiving table to remind Congress what families and communities will look like if Dreamers … Continue reading »

Thanksgiving Recess: Massive Mobilization to Pass the Dream Act This Year

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** PRESS EVENTS: Immigrant Community Activists and Allies Host more than 30 Events Nationwide Calling for #DreamActNow Immigrant youth, local leaders, advocates, and allies are escalating their campaign for the Dream Act with rallies, marches, petition deliveries, and protests in 13 states to call for citizenship and protection for immigrant youth during Thanksgiving recess. … Continue reading »

PHOTOS: Utah Dreamers and Advocates Use Paper Butterflies to Call on Senator Hatch to Support the Dream Act

In Salt Lake City, Utah today, Dreamers and advocates presented Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)’s office with 10,500 paper butterflies — one for every Utah Dreamer — to pressure the Senator to support the Dream Act. Utah has over 9,000 DACA recipients and 19,000 Dream Act-eligible individuals who would help the state’s GDP grow by $206 million … Continue reading »

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 »

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