Massachusetts is poised to expand higher education access for young undocumented immigrants who call the commonwealth home. Included in the state’s budget for 2024 is a proposal broadening the number of local Dreamers who can qualify for in-state tuition rates at Massachusetts public and private universities.   Currently, only beneficiaries... Continue »
In Public Safety And Immigrant Rights Win, 280,000 Individuals In Massachusetts and Nearly 30,000 Individuals In Rhode Island May Apply In a historic win for its immigrant communities, Massachusetts this week enacted a law passed last year that makes roads safer and helps keep families together by opening driver’s... Continue »
Boston, MA – On Monday afternoon, at a panel called “The Impact of the TPS Repeal on Campus: Harvard Workers’ Stories” at Harvard University, three Salvadoran TPS holders, including Julio Perez, a custodian at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Martha Bonilla, a dining hall worker, and Doris Reina-Landaverde, also a custodian, shared their... Continue »
The contributions of America’s Dreamers – and the uncertainty they face after Trump killed the DACA program – continue to be highlighted in media across the United States.  See below excerpts from Massachusetts, Ohio, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Texas, and Forbes magazine. WBUR, Boston’s NPR affiliate, published... Continue »
Massachusetts, New York, Virginia, and Washington are among the first states to sue Donald Trump over his unconstitutional ban targeting Muslims and refugees. San Francisco also joined in the legal resistance against Trump, becoming the first city in the nation to sue over the executive order. “Over the past three days, my office has... Continue »
Unfortunately, Out of State Lawsuit Keeping MA From Reaping the Benefits This year, the deadline for filing federal income taxes arrives on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the U.S. v Texas immigration case. Tax Day is a reminder that for the good of... Continue »
Two weeks ago, our movement won a big victory in Maryland, where the passage of Question 4 protected DREAMers’ affordable access to higher education in the state.  Yesterday, Governor Deval Patrick of Massachusetts took the fight another step forward when he announced that Massachusetts DREAMers will now be able... Continue »
Last week, America’s Voice unveiled a spotlight on six key Senate races of importance to Latino and immigrant voters. One of the key races we highlighted is the Massachusetts contest between incumbent Senator Scott Brown (R) and his challenger Elizabeth Warren (D). Last night, Brown and Warren participated in their second debate. And,... Continue »
One of the most closely watched non-presidential races this fall is the Elizabeth Warren – Scott Brown Senate matchup in Massachusetts, an intense and expensive fight to reclaim the seat formerly held by Teddy Kennedy for the Democrats.  On one side is Democrat Elizabeth Warren, Harvard Law professor and... Continue »