BONUS EPISODE: A Bulwark Against Trump in California

This week, Michele and Igor sit down with California Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León to discuss how California is fighting back against the current administration.

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What Ending DACA Means for LGBTQ Dreamers

DACA has allowed thousands of LGBT immigrants improve their economic security and pursue higher education. They could lose protection under President Trump’s elimination of the program and risk being deported to countries where their lives are at risk.

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5 Ways Immigration Justice Is Reproductive Justice

The Trump administration’s decision to end DACA is the latest assault on immigrants—casting them as undeserving of basic rights and undermining their ability to achieve economic stability; parent with dignity; and live healthy, productive lives.

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4 Reasons the SUCCEED Act Comes Up Short

The new SUCCEED Act, which aims to provide permanent protection for some Dreamers, is a flawed bill that falls short of the Dream Act.

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Hasan Minhaj’s Rules for Jokes in the Trump Era

This week, Michele and Igor chat with Hasan Minhaj—senior correspondent for “The Daily Show”—who released his first Netflix special, “Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King,” in May.

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The Economic Benefits of Passing the Dream Act

Passing the Dream Act and putting young unauthorized immigrants on a pathway to citizenship would bring substantial benefits for the U.S. economy.

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The Real Story Behind the Dream Act

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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BONUS EPISODE: My Fate Is in Your Hands, Mr. Trump

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.

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DACA Recipients’ Economic and Educational Gains Continue to Grow

According to the largest study to date, DACA recipients continue to play a critical role in the American economy, gaining higher wages, buying cars and houses, and starting businesses, benefiting the entire nation.

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A New Threat to DACA Could Cost States Billions of Dollars

A new threat to DACA could cost the federal government $460.3 billion in lost GDP over the next decade and individual states billions of dollars in lost GDP annually.

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Taking Giant Leaps Forward

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.

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Access to Reproductive Health Care for U.S.-Based Refugees

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.

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