Friday, May 19th, 2017

Law Enforcement Officials Take On DACA Students’ Roles In Colorado Play

*Thanks to our friend Tom Cosgrove for pointing us to this wonderful story! VL By WBUR (6 minute read)    “Do You Know Who I Am?” is a one-act show featuring autobiographical monologues written and performed by youth living in the U.S. under the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals program, staged at the Motus Theater in

Monday, February 6th, 2017

‘DREAMers’ Win In Court Could Backfire and Help Trump

*Why you should read this: Because actions have consequences. Not that the DREAMer win in court was a bad thing, it wasn’t. But it may have helped Trump in the long run. VL By Victor Landa, NewsTaco...

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Obama has few options to protect young immigrants brought to US as children

*As far as I’m concerned, they buried the lead in the last paragraph: Obama can pardon the DREAMers, but it won’t do much good. VL By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press (3 minute read)  WASHINGTON (AP) — Barack...

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Graham to roll out extension of Obama immigration program

*This is good news for DREAMers, from a senior GOP Senator nonetheless. He says he has the votes in congress to protect them. VL By Jordain Carney, The Hill (1.5 minute read) Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) on Wednesday said...

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Rep. Judy Chu asks President Obama to protect the information of ‘Dreamers’ before Trump takes office

*It’s within his power to do this. I’m positive it would p.o. Trump and it would add a layer of security for DREAMers. VL By Sarah D. Wire. Los Angeles Times (1.5 minute read) With President-elect Donald Trump...

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

2016 is forcing immigration activists to tear up their old playbook

*I get the premise of this story – that DREAMers have been scooped-up by the presidential campaigns because . . . Trump. But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. The move is  giving these young Latin@ activists...

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

The ‘Dreamers’: They anger the GOP and power Democratic campaigns

*A big part of the energy of recent Latino political activism is coming from the DREAMers. Their initial focus was immigration and little else, but now they’re branching into electoral politics and the issues and work that...

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Attorney General Appeals In-State Tuition For DREAMers

*Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says he’s preotecting the will of the voters, who decided against spending public money for services for undocumented people. A lower court said the students are here legally under DACA. VL By...

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Who is gaining the most from Obama’s deferred action program for undocumented adults?

*Contrary to what critics have been saying, it’s not as if opening the doors to legalization through DACA was going to let in a flood of immigrants. The choice to go through the deferred action process has...

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Rep. Brat under fire for remarks on undocumented immigrants

*Not only did Rep. Brat compare DREAMers to ISIS terrorists, he said allowing DREAMers into the military would lead to the fall of Western civilization.  VL By Markus Schmidt, Richmond Times-Dispatch Rep. Dave Brat’s comments this week, comparing...

Friday, May 15th, 2015

House votes against undocumented migrants’ serving in U.S. military

*Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) defeated a provision in the National Defense Authorization Act that would have opened a door for DREAMers to enlist in the armed forces. The provision was proposed by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and...

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

House Panel Tees Up Another Immigration Fight On Defense Bill

*This is looking to be a big fight on the floor of the House, and it should be coming soon.  It’s a defense appropriations bill, but the fight will be about DREAMers, and Obama’s executive actions on...

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

New York Dreamers Begin Hunger Strike As State Budget Deadline Looms

*The important sentence in this article, after you cut through Gov. Cuomo’s desire for a compromise that won’t happen, is this one, by NY councilwoman Ydanis Rodriguez: “Who’s making the decision not to give the extra few...

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Obama Promises Dreamers He Won’t Back Down

*Somehow, a promise made to DREAMers in the Oval Office feels like it carries more weight than a promise made among politicians. VL By Elsie Foley, Huffington Post WASHINGTON — As lawsuits and congressional Republicans aim to...

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