Lessons From Immigrant Rights Organizer: We Are Not Our ‘Productivity’

By Alan Pelaez Lopez, Rewire.news -

When I started organizing as part of DREAM Act mobilization in 2010, I had high hopes: I thought the act would be my way out of poverty, fugitivity, and uncertainty. But I never thought: At the [...]

The Moral Obligation To Provide Sanctuary

By Roxana Tynan, huffingtonpost.com -

Other unions and employers can take additional steps to provide protections. Companies and nonprofits should have a plan in place for how to respond in the case of a workplace raid. They should [...]

Undocumented Youth & Allies Protest U.S. Capitol For DACA

By Fight for the Dream, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff for Fight for the Dream. On December 7, 2017 at about 2:00 pm, immigrant youth and allies gathered in Emancipation Hall at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center to demand permanent protection [...]

Latino Officials Arrested In Dream Act Protest Outside Trump Tower

By Ilana Novick, www.alternet.org -

By Ilana Novick for AlterNet - While Donald Trump was threatening to destroy North Korea in his first major speech to the United Nations, Reps. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Luis V. Gutierrez (D-IL) [...]

Demonstrators Shout Down Pelosi At San Francisco DREAM Act Event

By Staff, www.sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com -

By Staff of CBS - Pelosi unsuccessfully attempted to calm down the chanting students. “You’ve had your say, and it’s beautiful music to our ears,” Pelosi said. But when they interrupted again, [...]

Dreamers Make Clear: ‘No Deal Without Us!’

By Jessica Corbett, www.commondreams.org -

By Jessica Corbett for Common Dreams - 'We are not your bargaining chip,' say activists following late-night meeting between Democratic leaders and president. As Democratic leaders and President [...]

Trump Pandering To Racists With Repeal Of DACA

By Abraham, www.blackalliance.org -

By Abraham for BAJI - NEW YORK, NY – This morning Attorney General Sessions announced that the Trump Administration will rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which [...]

Raising Up Black Immigrants In The DACA Debate

By Sarah Anderson, www.inequality.org -

By Sarah Anderson for Inequality - By canceling a program that grants work permits and deportation protection for undocumented immigrants, the Trump administration has upended the lives of [...]

Ending DACA Would Be Cruel And Senseless

By Jesse Mechanic, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Jesse Mechanic for The Huffington Post - President Trump has unofficially set forth plans to dismantle the Consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). According to [...]

Ending DACA Lowers Wages And Taxes, Degrades Labor Standards

By Daniel Costa, www.epi.org -

By Daniel Costa for Economic Policy Institute - Tuesday morning Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will “wind down,” and in six months, end Deferred Action for [...]

15 States And The District Of Columbia Challenge Trump Over DACA Decision

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By Emily Wells for Truth Dig - The argument could bear significant weight. Trump made a plethora of comments against Mexican immigrants during the presidential campaign, saying in 2015, “They are [...]

“Treat Us Like Humans”: Emergency Protests Erupt Against DACA Repeal

By Sarah Jaffe, www.truth-out.org -

By Sarah Jaffe for Truthout - On Tuesday, September 5, the Trump administration announced a "phase-out" of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for immigrant youth. This [...]

Mobilizations Begin To Organize To Protect DACA Immigrants

By Staff, www.weareheretostay.org -

By Staff of Here To Stay - The DACA program protects 800,000 immigrant youth from deportation and gives them freedom to work and live life. They are in school, and working hard. They are our [...]

“Dreamers” Take A Stand For DACA In 24/7 Vigil Outside White House

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC — Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program are conducting a 24-hour vigil outside the White House despite [...]