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FAQ on Obama's New DREAM Relief Policy From United We DREAM and National Immigration Law Center

We know you guys have plenty of questions that need to be answered regarding President Barack Obama’s new DREAM relief policy, and we’ll be doing our best to get you that information as it comes our way. That said, here is a four-pager that we received late yesterday — Via United We DREAM and the … Continue reading »

Progress Report Using DHS Data Shows Fewer Individuals Getting Relief and Those Getting Relief are Getting a Worse Deal

After a growing outcry by immigrants, allies, and Members of Congress, outraged at the record number of deportations carried out by the Obama Administration, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new policy in June 2011 that was supposed to focus immigration enforcement on the “worst of the worst” and spare individuals who have been in the … Continue reading »

Netroots Nation 2012: Immigration Highlights

Matt, Van, Adam and I were just in Providence, Rhode Island where we attended Netroots Nation 2012, the year’s biggest conference of online progressive activists. Netroots Nation was also where America’s Voice Education Fund and Latino Decisions unveiled our new highly anticipated interactive Latino voter map, much to the glee of those who attended our panel: … Continue reading »

Law Professors Agree: Obama Has Executive Power to Provide Relief to DREAMers

Since the DREAM Act was narrowly defeated in Congress in December 2010, DREAMers around the country have been calling on President Obama to provide executive relief to immigrant youth and their families.  However, the Obama Administration has repeatedly stalled, saying that they lack the legal authority to grant this type of relief. Legal experts disagree.  … Continue reading »

May 17, 2012: DREAMers Launch "Right to DREAM" Campaign With National Day of Action

Tomorrow, United We Dream (UWD) is hosting rallies, marches and protests as part of its “Right to DREAM” campaign’s National Day of Action. Frustrated with the Obama Administration, undocumented youth around the country are calling on President Obama to keep families together and use his executive powers to protect DREAMers from deportation. In a press … Continue reading »

Video: DREAMers Across the Nation Proclaim Their Right to DREAM

Yesterday we wrote about the “Right to DREAM” campaign that United We Dream is launching, the declaration of students from all over the country that they have a right to live with their families without fear.  As we head into the big National Day of Action this Thursday, we wanted to share with you a … Continue reading »

United We DREAM Steps Up Pressure For Relief, Launches "Right to DREAM" Campaign

Record high deportations, Secure Communities and 287g enforcement programs, and millions of people still living in the shadows — This is the Obama Administration’s mark on immigration policy. Undocumented youth and their allies aren’t having it any longer. They’re speaking truth to power through a new campaign called the Right to DREAM. “Enough is enough…through … Continue reading »