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Resolution to Support a Clean DREAM ACT

Whereas, On June 15, 2012 President Obama announced an executive action, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), that changed immigration policy to allow qualified young adults to remain in the country without the fear of deportation and grant temporary work permits; and… 765 more words

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Letters to My Representatives: 11-16-2017

Here are today’s letters. There are some really important things on here, so be sure to write your own letters or make phone calls. Resistance doesn’t happen with out participation. 1,447 more words

Political Activism

Interviewing Maria, Immigrant Advocate and DACA Recipient

“On the morning of Tuesday, September 5, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be rescinded. An Obama administration 2012  1,187 more words

Alexia Rauen

Letters to My Representatives: 11-8-2017

One year ago today I was hopeful of an historic victory. By the same time the next day I was severely depressed and have felt this depression hanging over me like a cloud for a full year. 1,142 more words

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We Fled Death Threats in Colombia

This piece originally appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat (October 19, 2017).

Last week, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to petition my representatives to support the DREAM Act. 490 more words

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Dreamers out on a limb

After President Donald Trump announced his plan to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, many supporters of the policy have voiced their outrage over the announcement. 33 more words

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Since You Asked: 'Dreamers' face high hurdles to become U.S. citizens

Q: Why don’t the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients get American citizenship the regular way instead of relying on DACA to rescue them?

A: Young people brought to the country illegally as children face many roadblocks if they try to become American citizens. 36 more words

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