Michele and Igor sit down with Angela Maria Kelley, former senior adviser for immigration policy in the Obama White House, to get an inside look into the fight thus far for Dreamers.
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DACA Recipients’ Economic and Educational Gains Continue to Grow
A New Threat to DACA Could Cost States Billions of Dollars
The Facts on Immigration Today: 2017 Edition
The Effects of Sanctuary Policies on Crime and the Economy
This week, Igor speaks with Juan Escalante, a DREAMer and DACA recipient at risk of losing his status if President Trump decides to rescind the program.
Immigration policies that target the parents of U.S. citizens have profound consequences for children’s development, and for the economy.
DACA beneficiaries who did not complete high school or college are returning to higher education and vocational programs thanks to their legal status—and experiencing giant leaps forward in their social inclusion, job mobility, and financial security as a result.
U.S.-based refugees face several threats due to policies proposed by the Trump administration. Not only is their ability to settle free from stigma on the chopping block, but access to comprehensive reproductive health care is also at risk.
Federal judges have put the brakes on many of Trump’s dangerous policies, but the president has the potential to appoint more than 100 judges who will rubber-stamp his agenda.
The Department of Homeland Security’s supervision and monitoring programs are often an extension of a punitive immigration system that puts corporate profits over migrants’ lives.
President Trump’s budget cuts translate into direct harms for Americans across the country.
The Trump budget would undermine enforcement of civil rights protections and access to justice while funding a policy of mass deportation.
In passing S.B. 4, Texas is endangering public safety and community inclusion while setting itself up for economic hardship.
The foreign born make up a sizable share of workers in 10 of the occupations expected to add the most jobs over the next decade.
The Trump administration defines so-called sanctuary jurisdictions as those violating 8 U.S.C. 1373 but has not identified a single jurisdiction in violation of this statute.
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Trump’s actions during his first 100 days in office have time and again benefitted corporations and the wealthy at the expense of ordinary Americans.
Recent federal and state actions against sanctuary cities would gut these communities’ economic foundations and decimate the basic living standards of struggling Americans.