Posted on · In the base of the statue of liberty is Emma Lazarus’s sonnet The New Colossus reads, "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." Is this an accurate picture of immigration today?
Posted on · The Texas Opportunity Coalition includes chambers of commerce, other economic development groups and institutions of higher learning.
Posted on · A federal judge in Houston heard arguments on Tuesday from Texas and eight other states seeking to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program which provides limited protections to around 650,000 people.
Posted on · Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis instructed the Department of Homeland Security to begin accepting new applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as soon as Monday.
Posted on · Julio Chavez was brought to the United States illegally by his parents. Now, he owns multiple sandwich franchises.
Posted on · Activists feel a DACA fix should have been a priority before lawmakers began their recess
Posted on · The HPD chief notes that if Congress doesn’t pass legislation to shield Dreamers from deportation there are criminals who could try to recruit them
Posted on · Activists are advocating for a ‘clean’ bill that is not subject to border security or immigration enforcement provisions, which has become a crucial element in the negotiations between Democrats and Republicans for the budget bill
Posted on · The event is part of a nationwide campaign that advocates for a law that wouldn’t subject to border security or enforcement provision
Posted on · When these two sisters aged out of their parents' immigration protections, DACA let them stay in the country and work. Now they face two different paths as they try to plan for the future
Posted on · DACA, an Obama-era policy, was rescinded by the Trump administration in September, and may be phased out completely by March 2018.
Posted on · Trump wants sweeping immigration law changes as part of any legislative fix for the program that allows Dreamers to stay in the U.S. Democrats say this "fails to represent any attempt at compromise."
Posted on · About 100 protesters demonstrated outside the Houston office of Senator John Cornyn of Texas on the day when the deadline to reapply for DACA expired
Posted on · Tens of thousands of DACA recipients, many of them Texans, have until Thursday to submit their renewal applications for the Obama-era immigration program that the Trump administration has said will end early next year.
Posted on · Young undocumented immigrants under DACA are struggling with the October 5th deadline setup by the government to re-apply for the program, which protects them against deportation and allows them to work temporarily.