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Our Message to Congress: Dream Act is Now a Must-Pass Bill

To Republicans We Say: Talk is Cheap, Action is What Matters To Democrats: Act Now; Passing Dream Act Must Be Your Top Priority There is national consensus – from across the political spectrum – that Trump’s decision to end DACA was cruel and wrong, and Congress must pass legislation to fix the status of Dreamers ASAP. America’s … Continue reading »

Trump Ends DACA

Trifecta of Hate: Charlottesville, Arpaio, Now Dreamers Follow our liveblog for important developments throughout the day The following are reactions from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, and Juan Escalante, DACA recipient and America’s Voice Digital Campaigns Manager, reacting to the announcement that the Trump administration is ending DACA. DHS will immediately stop accepting … Continue reading »

The Day Trump Ended DACA – America’s Voice Liveblog

Follow along today as we keep track of breaking news and important developments. Also view our press statement here and explainer blog here. Another Republican announces support for the Dream Act: Sen. Cory Gardner. — Elise Foley (@elisefoley) September 5, 2017 5:30 PM Immigration attorney David Leopold is holding a Facebook Live to answer … Continue reading »

DACA Decision Remains Down to One Man and One Man Only: Donald Trump

Instead of Responding to a Manufactured Deadline, Trump Should Keep DACA in Place Everyone wants to be the first to report what the President will do about DACA.  But it’s important to remember that trial balloons and leaks are just that–until we have an official announcement, we will not know the final decision of the … Continue reading »

Today’s Biggest DACA News is from Nashville

State AG Sees the Light, Quits Team Paxton; Calls On Tennessee Senators to Enact the DREAM Act After a day of fevered speculation about the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the White House today delayed any decision about the future of this popular and successful program until next Tuesday, September 5. … Continue reading »

Texas Advocates Respond To Injunction Ruling on Majority of Discriminatory SB4

Austin, TX – Today, a federal district judge in San Antonio ruled to enjoin the majority of the anti-immigrant and discriminatory law, SB4, that targets communities of color across the state. Judge Orlando Garcia’s ruling blocks significant portions of the law including mandating cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement detainers in local jails, restricting the free speech … Continue reading »

Two New Dreamer Op-Eds and Largest-Ever Survey of DACA Recipients Remind Us that DACA Program Works for America

Two powerful new opinion pieces from Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, excerpted below, underscore the key finding of a new survey of DACA recipients issued today: that the DACA program works and benefits both its recipients and America as a whole. Juan Escalante, America’s Voice Education Fund’s digital campaigns manager and a DACA recipient, pens … Continue reading »

Amnesty for Arpaio an Affront to Our Values

The following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund in regards to Trump’s pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio: Here’s a shock: the North Koreans are lobbing missiles; Mueller is ramping up the Russia investigation; and Hurricane Harvey is devastating the Texas coast. Time for Trump to focus on what is … Continue reading »

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