• January 19, 2022

Tags : dreamers

New data highlights economic contributions of Dreamers in El Paso,

Houston– On Tuesday, Texans for Economic Growth (TEG) and the Texas Opportunity Coalition (TOC) released new data from the 2019 American Community Survey that demonstrates the significant financial and economic impact that Dreamers make in major metropolitan regions across Texas. “We have long known that Dreamers make important contributions to the Texas economy and to Texas businesses,” said Chelsie Kramer, […]Read More

15th annual J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium to focus

‘Justice for Migrants’ is the theme of the 2019 J. Paul Taylor Social Justice Symposium April 11-12 at New Mexico State University. The symposium will feature panels of experts tackling the subjects dominating national news about the treatment of migrants on our southern border. The event is free and open to the public. “The goal […]Read More

Video: Senator Cornyn Votes For ‘Secure and Succeed Act’

WASHINGTON –  On Thursday, U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) voted for the Secure and Succeed Act, a proposed solution for DACA recipients that provides a pathway to citizenship for 1.8 million young adults and strengthens border security. Excerpts of Sen. Cornyn’s remarks from the Senate floor just before the vote are below, and video of […]Read More

Op-Ed: Jose Rodriguez – Fix DREAMER Issue, Then Get On

A recent Golden Girls rerun featured a 10-year-old Mario Lopez playing Mario, a star pupil of Dorothy (Bea Arthur), who writes an award-winning essay about being an American, only to be deported by INS (now known as ICE). The 1987 episode ends with Dorothy vowing to bring him back. Thirty years later, we’re still fighting […]Read More

Local, State, National Leaders Speak Out on President Trump’s Decision

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) first implemented by President Obama in 2012. Below is the President’s statement, as provided by the White House. President Donald J. Trump Restores Responsibility and the Rule of Law to Immigration “I believe that real and positive immigration reform is possible, […]Read More

Rep O’Rourke to Hold Community Meeting on ‘DREAMers’ Sunday

  Congressman Beto O’Rourke says that El Paso is at the center of a national debate when it comes to immigration policy. “The President-elect has promised to immediately terminate President Obama’s executive actions on immigration to include deportation protections granted to DREAMers, young people brought to this country as children and who have registered with […]Read More