Of California’s roughly 223,000 DACA recipients, an estimated 5,000 are working teachers, according to the Migration Policy Institute, a Washington think tank.
Each day that Congress fails to find a solution for Dreamers, another 122 DACA recipients lose their legal status, according to the Center for American Progress.
Capital & Main looks back over a year of consumer boycotts and travel bans to explore the rise in CEO activism in response to the Trump administration.
President Trump has jeopardized the lives of 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who came here seeking better opportunities. There’s not much more to be said than that—except that it’s also a big moneymaker for a handful of private investors and corporations.
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Some DACA activists claim that Dream Act legislation would likely involve trade-offs, such as increased enforcement that could, they say, get Dreamers’ loved ones tossed out of the country.
Hundreds of protesters gathered to send a message to the Trump administration that they disagreed with the decision to rescind DACA. They marched towards Olvera Street from Echo Park, with the day beginning in MacArthur Park.
Supporters of DACA rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday following President Trump’s decision to rescind the program.
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Guatemala-born Alex Alpharaoh may soon become a man without a country — and without a family. Brought to America when he was three months old, Alpharaoh is the only member of his immediate family who is not a U.S. citizen.
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The last few days have been tense for Camila. Four years ago, she was approved for status in Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the Obama-era program that has granted nearly 800,000 young people who were brought to the U.S. as children the right to live free from fear of deportation and to work here legally.
By reclassifying certain nonviolent felonies as misdemeanors, Proposition 47 has helped undocumented immigrants with criminal records. Even one day of a sentence reduction can make a difference between being deported or not.