Tag: DACA

Homeland Security Announces That DACA Program Is Continuing But Not for...

Late yesterday word came from the Department of Homeland Security that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is not being terminated. Donald...

Today Is the Fifth Anniversary of DACA-Let’s Defend It

On June 15, 2012 President Obama announced a new program for young immigrant DREAMers. Called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA, the program allowed...

The Importance of Fighting for DACA: A PSA on the DACA...

My internship at Long Island Wins has been a wonderful and informative experience. The time I have spent here has opened my eyes to...

Why Many Non-Profits Are Filing DACA Applications Again

When Donald Trump was elected president on November 8, 2016, many non-profits serving immigrants stopped filing new applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals...

President Trump and His Cabinet are Still Vague on the Future...

More confusing signals on the future of the young immigrants called DREAMers came from the Trump administration over the last week. On Friday, April...

Success Comes At Young Age For One Honduran Immigrant

This is our Executive Director, Maryann Sinclair Slutsky’s latest monthly column in the Anton newspapers. When Nelson Melgar turned 13, his family made the difficult...

Daniel Ramirez Medina: I’m a ‘dreamer,’ but immigration agents detained me...

The following article was written by Daniel Ramirez Medina, a DREAMer who is currently being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. This article was...

Immigrants and Allies Rally in Support of DACA Outside Rep. Peter...

Nearly 100 immigrants and advocates rallied outside of Congressman Peter King's office in Massapequa Park on February 24th. Organized by Long Island Wins, Long...

Suffolk County Human Rights Commission Hears Stories from DACA Recipients

The Suffolk County Human Rights Commission opened up their monthly meeting on February 22nd to hear and record testimony from several recipients of Deferred...

DACA Recipient Unjustly Arrested by ICE in Seattle

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detained 23-year-old Daniel Ramirez Medina in Seattle, Washington on February 10. Ramirez is a two-time recipient of the Deferred Action...

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