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Students benefiting from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) hold signs in favor of the Dream Act during a protest called by the group United We Dream at Lafayette Park in front of the White House in Washington, Columbia, United States, Nov. 2, 2017. EPA-EFE/Lenin Nolly
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The US President wants the legislation that will replace DACA to include measures to strengthen border security, limit the granting of visas to a merit-based system and create a point-system whereby immigrants may obtain permanent residence in the US.

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Meet an Immigrant (Donald Trump Experiment)

 07/07/2015 - 16:37
Meet an Immigrant (Donald Trump Experiment)

While Donald Trump can’t seem to stop talking about Mexican immigrants (he released a three-page statement detailing the worst elements in Mexico), YouTube videographer Sergio Mejia launched the project “Meet an Immigrant (Donald Trump Experiment)” to find out if other Americans felt the same way about immigrants.

Mejia published the following description for the project:

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Ana Gamboa
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State-wide day in support of driver’s licenses for undocumented Pennsylvanians

 06/18/2015 - 14:13
State-wide day in support of driver’s licenses for undocumented Pennsylvanians

According to organizers, participants will attempt to deliver more than 2,700 support letters from Pennsylvania people of faith and 220 support letters from Pennsylvania clergy, to State Rep. John Taylor, chair of the House Transportation Committee.

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Ana Gamboa
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Third anniversary of DACA sets new goals of outreach for Consulate of Mexico in Philadelphia

 06/15/2015 - 16:00
(L to R) Sergio Davila and Carlos Giralt Cabrales, Consul of México in Philadelphia, next to Gabriela Pedroza. Ana Gamboa/AL DÍA News

“While we deeply regret that currently the two executive actions by President Obama, one known as the expanded DACA and DAPA are temporarily blocked by a court order, it is important to stress that the original DACA initiative remains in force and continues to benefit thousands of young Mexicans,” Consul Giralt-Cabrales said.

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Ana Gamboa
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Driver’s licenses: The next immigrant justice victory for Pennsylvania

 04/18/2015 - 09:45
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Despite significant challenges, we’re making gains for immigrant justice. What will the next victory be? Pennsylvania will grant driver’s licenses to undocumented immigrants! We need these driver’s licenses to be unmarked, equal in appearance to those of citizen drivers.

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Sabrina Vourvoulias

Philly and PA leaders join legal briefs in support of Obama’s immigration action

 04/07/2015 - 17:44
Commissioner Charles Ramsey and Mayor Michael Nutter. Photo: AL DÍA Archive

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.

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Arturo Varela

Texas seeks investigation of Obama’s immigration actions after federal court block

 03/09/2015 - 12:17
President Obama during the 50th anniversary celebration of the Bloody Sunday crossing of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, March 2015. Photo: EFE

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.

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Arturo Varela

Proponen licencias de conducir para inmigrantes beneficiados por acción ejecutiva de Obama

 02/20/2015 - 15:02
El senador estatal de Pensilvania Daylin Leach (izq.) actualmente está buscando legisladores que copatrocinen su propuesta de ley.

La propuesta ”Welcome to Pennsylvania Immigration Act of 2015" permitiría que aquellos inmigrantes beneficiados bajo la orden ejecutiva del presidente obtener una licencia de conducir válida en el estado de Pensilvania, así como acceso a oportunidades de educación y protección laboral.

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Madres inmigrantes sueñan con el Papa

 02/20/2015 - 08:49
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Al verlas con sus camisetas azules a juego con sus grandes sonrisas, las señoras del grupo Dreamers Moms (Madres de soñadores) te recuerdan a esa tía cariñosa que solía prepararte un chocolate caliente y contarte historias sobre la madre patria. Pero no malinterpretes su dulzura por debilidad: estas mamás son de armas tomar.

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Fresh from demonstrations at the Iowa Freedom Summit, DREAMers speak out

 01/27/2015 - 22:02
Fresh from demonstrations at the Iowa Freedom Summit, DREAMers speak out

Three of the most prominent advocates for the DREAMers: Cesar Vargas, Juan Escalante and Erika Andiola share their experiences of demonstrating at the Iowa Freedom Summit, what it means to be treated as strangers in the only land they know, and what makes their strategies so effective in the fight for humane immigration legislation.

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Sabrina Vourvoulias
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