CASA Calls on President Biden to Keep His Promise to DACA Recipients

CASA Calls on President Biden to Keep His Promise to DACA Recipients

Editorial credit: Jason and Bonnie Grower / Shutterstock.com Washington, DC – With DACA’s 12-year anniversary fast approaching on June 15, 2024, CASA issued the following statement, reflecting on the uncertainty that young people with this immigration status face. Immigrant activists call on President Biden to take administrative actions to provide relief and protection for immigrant […]

DACA Renewal Delays Forcing ‘Hadestown’ Actor To Temporarily Leave Show Highlights Continued Need To Pass Permanent Relief

DACA Renewal Delays Forcing ‘Hadestown’ Actor To Temporarily Leave Show Highlights Continued Need To Pass Permanent Relief

Editorial credit: Christopher Penler / Shutterstock.com By Gabe Ortiz | America’s Voice The recent saga around actor J. Antonio Rodriguez’s abrupt departure from his hit musical production shines an important light on the continued need for permanent relief for 600,000 immigrants protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Last month, Rodriguez had to withdraw […]

Latest Findings from Annual DACA Survey Show Beneficiaries ‘Are More Integrated In the American Economy Than They Have Ever Been’

Latest Findings from Annual DACA Survey Show Beneficiaries ‘Are More Integrated In the American Economy Than They Have Ever Been’

By Gabe Ortiz | America’s Voice Despite continued uncertainty due to ongoing litigation led by corrupt Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and a slate of Republican attorneys general, researchers say that results from an annual survey of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients show that the program’s beneficiaries “are more integrated in the American economy than they have […]

Five Key Immigration and Border Dynamics to Know

Five Key Immigration and Border Dynamics to Know

Washington, DC – The Republican push to shut down the government, including over the border and immigration, is the crescendo of their relentless focus on anti-immigrant themes during the Biden administration. Meanwhile, blue states and cities are facing strains over recent arrivals and how best to navigate the political and policy cross-currents. If these immigration storylines […]

On Press Call, Advocates, Legal Experts, and Impacted Individuals React to Latest on DACA

On Press Call, Advocates, Legal Experts, and Impacted Individuals React to Latest on DACA

Washington, D.C. – Today, on a press conference call at 11 AM Eastern, a group of advocates, experts, and litigators reacted to the latest ruling from Judge Andrew Hanen in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of Texas against the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The speakers discussed the next steps and the information […]

On DACA’s 11th Anniversary, a Reminder of its Importance

On DACA’s 11th Anniversary, a Reminder of its Importance

By: AmericasVoice.Org Photo Contributor: Stuart Miles/ Shutterstock.com Washington, DC – Tomorrow – August 15, 2023 – marks the 11th anniversary of the first day certain Dreamers could sign up for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Created under President Obama, DACA has been one of the few safeguards for undocumented migrants who face increasing threats from Republican-led policies […]

Is a Pardon for Dreamers the Only Way to Protect Them?

Is a Pardon for Dreamers the Only Way to Protect Them?

With the prospect of a legislative solution for Dreamers – and the millions of undocumented immigrants in the country – as far off as ever, the California-Mexico Studies Center is raising anew the idea of a presidential pardon in its newsletter, “El Magonista.” The idea is not new. In 2017, immigrant rights activists asked former […]

Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Stay Home, Says White House to Prospective Immigrants: Title 42 Expansion Keeps Trump’s Racist Immigration Agenda Alive; DACA Under Threat and Caps

Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico 11-16-2022: Hundreds of Venezuelan migrants crossed the Rio Bravo after the judge announced the suspension of title 42, to request humanitarian asylum in the United States. (Shutterstock) By JR Holguin President Biden continues to uphold Title 42, which was exploited as a necessary measure during the Covid-19 pandemic by the Trump Administration […]

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

Time is Running Out for Congress to Act on Immigration This Year

San Francisco, CA – August 28, 2021: Protesters demonstrate in a show of support and solidarity with those Afghans who are attempting to escape from the country and the ongoing systematic violence. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Can immigration avoid a cold winter in Congress? That’s the question immigrants and their advocates are asking […]

TPS Extension “A Critical and Timely First Step.”

TPS Extension “A Critical and Timely First Step.”

Washington, DC – May 11, 2022: TPS activists rally at Union Station to call on the Biden administration to make good on the promise to continue the program along with creating a path to citizenship. (Shutterstock) Washington, DC – Late yesterday, the Biden Administration announced via the Federal Register that beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designations […]