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Phoenix, AZ – DACA Recipients and Allies To Hold Press Conference On National Day of Action To Protect Immigrants and Refugees.

January 12, 2017

ADVISORY Saturday, January 14th @ 10:00am Phoenix, AZ– On Saturday, immigrant youth and allies will come together at the LUCHA Office to share the impact DACA has had on their lives and demand sanctuary policies at the local and state level. The press conference will be followed by a renewal clinic for youth determined to […]

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McAllen, TX – Immigrant Community and Allies To March On National Day of Action To Prevent Deportations & Protect the Rights of Border Residents

January 12, 2017

ADVISORY Saturday Jan 14th @ 10am McAllen, TX – On Saturday, immigrants, together with hundreds of community members, people of faith and advocates for environmental justice, will rally through central Mcallen to Archer Park on a national day of action to protect the rights of border residents and prevent deportations. In nearly 50 cities across […]

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Escondido, CA – Immigrant Youth and Allies To Hold Press Conference at Escondido Police Department On National Day of Action To Prevent Deportations & Protect Immigrants and Refugees

January 12, 2017

ADVISORY Saturday January 14th @10AM Escondido, CA– On Saturday, immigrant youth leaders and allies will hold a press conference at Escondido Police Department to shed light to the collaboration between ICE and local police happening in Escondido and affirm that we are ready to organize and create the coalitions needed to win local victories that […]

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Protecting the Nearly 800,000 Young Immigrants Covered by DACA Makes Common Sense

January 12, 2017

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Mike Coffman (R-CO)  introduced legislation in the House called the BRIDGE Act to protect the nearly 800,000 young people currently protected from deportation and able to work because of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA).  The bill is the House companion to a BRIDGE […]

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Time for General John Kelly To Take a Stand On DACA, Protecting Immigrants

January 12, 2017

Washington, DC – In what may have been Gen. John Kelly’s first conversation with an undocumented person since being nominated to serve as the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Yenimar Cortes from UWD Affiliate Connecticut Students for a Dream, this week explained to him how the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program […]

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At Today’s Confirmation Hearings, Children of DACA Recipients, Immigrant Youth and Mothers Call for Saving DACA, Protecting Immigrants from Deportation

Tuesday, January 10, 2016

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Senate is set to hold hearings on Donald Trump’s first two major cabinet nominees: Senator Jeff Sessions who has been nominated to be the next Attorney General of the United States and General John Kelly, who has been nominated to serve as the next Secretary of the Department of […]

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