DACA – ¿Qué pasó?

El 18 de junio de 2020, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos finalmente emitió su decisión en el caso DACA. La cuestión en el caso era la legalidad de la cancelación repentina del programa DACA* por parte del gobierno en 2017.  La decisión fue NO, no fue legal hacer eso. ¿Qué significa esto? A…

DACA – What Happened?

On June 18, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court finally issued its decision in the DACA case. The question in the case was whether it was legal for the government to suddenly cancel the DACA program* in 2017.  The decision was NO, it wasn’t legal to do that.  What does this mean? Despite the Trump administration’s…

Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security

  Extreme Cruelty by Homeland Security: Separating a 7-year-old from her mother WHAT, EXACTLY, did a 7-year-old Congolese girl do to the United States to deserve the trauma that has been visited upon her — including forcible separation from her mother — by Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and her immigration agents? There is no…

DACA Deadline – Take Action Now!

DACA is expiring.  Tell Congress to take action!! It is critical for constituents to urge their Senators to focus on providing lasting protection for Dreamers, like the bipartisan, bicameral Dream Act (S. 1615/H.R. 3440), and not get distracted by broader legislation that is beyond the scope of reasonable negotiations and would fundamentally betray American values…