María Sotomayor, is the deputy director of the Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition. She came to the US in 2002, when she was 10. In 2012 became recipient of DACA. Just a few weeks ago, María got her 'green card". These are her views on the DACA issue in times of Trump.
National Security Secretary John Kelly is considering denying Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to hundreds of thousands of immigrants in the United States.
Representantes políticos de 10 estados "rojos" de EEUU han pedido a la Administración Trump que elimine el programa DACA, que en la actualidad protege a cerca de 800,000 inmigrantes indocumentados en todo el país de ser deportados. Hace menos de un mes, el secretario de Seguridad Nacional John Kelly aseguró que los derechos de los DACA serían respetados bajo el gobierno de Trump.
Officials of 10 US states asked HAVE urged the Donald Trump administration to eliminate the DACA program, which has protected some 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Less than a month ago, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised DACA would remain in place.
David Chávez-Macias sought refuge at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in northern Nevada, after learning he could be deported.
This is what the family of Roberto Beristain has had to understand by force, after the deportation of the father of family, founder of a business and immigrant of Mexican origin, who arrived in the country more than 20 years ago.
When you rummage through the immigration debate, you never know what you’ll find.
Detentions grew by 32.6% in first two months of Trump administration.
Arrest of a 23-year-old Daca recipient, apparently the first case of its kind under Trump, has raised fears of a massive crackdown on undocumented immigrants. Daniel Ramirez Medina, who has no criminal record, was brought to the US from Mexico as a child and was granted a work permit under Obama’s program.
About 750,000 undocumented immigrants live in the United States under the DACA program. 23,000 of them live in Pennsylvania. The increase of arrests and the petition of 10 'red' states for the Trump administration to eliminate this program have plagued this community with fear.
Mayor Jim Kenney and the Office of Immigrant Affairs (OIA) celebrated the four-year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) at City Hall Wednesday afternoon.
Forty Philly-based immigration activists joined the rally of 2000 outside the Supreme Court on Monday.
Juntos and the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) will be hosting a free DACA clinic for the undocumented community on Sunday Oct 4. Immigration attorneys will be available to review applications and answer questions.
Millions of Latino immigrants come to United States for a better life for them and their families. The family of Aylin Vazquez De La Cruz is no different.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, Commissioner Charles Ramsey, Congressman Robert A. Brady and Chaka Fattah, organizations like Esperanza and The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition, and law professors from Penn, Drexel, Villanova, Temple and Penn State showed their support for Obama’s immigration action.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for discovery on Thursday to investigate the Obama administration in relation to thousands of work permits that he claims have already been issued to undocumented immigrants despite the fact that the president’s actions were blocked in a federal court.