Members of Congress began their Thanksgiving recess this weekend, and Dreamers and advocates across the country took the opportunity to pressure their representatives to support the Dream Act and stand up to mass deportations. In Denver, Colorado Dreamers volunteered with Denver Feed a Family, while advocates with the Colorado Immigrant... Continue »
Ohio immigrant legislation will help cities protect their populations.
On Saturday, advocates braved the wind and cold to gather in Cleveland, Ohio to tell Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) to support the Dream Act. Advocates have been asking for a meeting between Sen. Portman and Dreamers, which Portman has not granted yet. An Ohio Dreamer did meet with one... Continue »
Today, 19 Asian-American protesters, including two of the highest-ranking Asian-American leaders in the labor movement, were arrested in an act of civil disobedience that called on Congress to pass the Dream Act by the end of this year. Protesters blocked the entrance of Speaker Paul Ryan’s office and chanted... Continue »
Almost 8,000 Dreamers, advocates, allies, and local leaders rallied at 43 locations in 14 states today in a targeted effort dubbed Operation #DreamActNow to call for a clean Dream Act before the end of this year. In Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Georgia, Massachusetts, California, New York, Kansas, Colorado, Florida,... Continue »
Across the country, immigrant youth and their allies mobilize locally to pressure Republican members of Congress with petitions, rallies, visits, and calls In recent weeks, immigrant youth, local leaders and local advocates doubled down on their call for a clean Dream Act with over 55 in-district rallies, petition deliveries,... Continue »
Today, advocates delivered 1 million petitions to Congress demanding an urgent vote on a clean version of the Dream Act. Since Donald Trump rescinded DACA last week, the Dream Act is the only way that 800,000+ Dreamers will be able to stay in the US and continue to legally... Continue »
Campus protests supporting Dreamers seen across nation Thirty-one professors from Harvard and other Boston-area universities were arrested last night in an act of civil disobedience against Donald Trump’s rescission of DACA. The Harvard Square demonstration echoed countless other university rallies across the nation this week which supported undocumented students... Continue »
Hundreds gathered in Cleveland yesterday despite the wind, rain, and cold for a vigil supporting Dreamers, DACA, and the Dream Act. The event was attended by Ohioans from all over the region, including Wooster, Oberlin, Lorain, Painesville, and Akron, and was an emotional and stirring event that showcased a... Continue »
Americans rally behind immigrant neighbors in face of Trump's policies.
Ohio is Our Home, We Are Here to Stay #OHereToStay Cleveland, OH —  This evening, as the sun went down, Ohioans from across the region gathered at Market Square Park in Ohio City for a candlelight vigil in support of DACA, the Dream Act, and all immigrants.  Similar events... 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 »