PRESS STATEMENT: Immigration Detention (CA-SB29)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: Support for SB 29 (Lara) – Immigration Detention Dear Governor Brown: DREAM Team Los Angeles is pleased to strongly support SB 29 (Lara), which will place crucial limits on the expansion of private immigration detention facilities and will improve transparency in immigration detention centers. Private, for-profit immigr...
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PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: President Trump you will NOT end Family Sponsorship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2017 Contact: info@dreamteamla.org DACA Legislation in Jeopardy Suggesting that ending family sponsorship will be a component of immigration reform, President Trump has crossed OUR red line! We will not be a part of ANY legislation that throws our families or any members of our community under a bus. America’s free ride on the backs of immigrant labor they refuse to recognize is officially over. Trump does not have to end DACA, we are on strike! Let hi...
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DREAM Team LA Speaks about DACA on the Lovett or Leave It Podcast

DREAM Team LA communications spokesperson, Rubi Martinez, was invited to speak on Jon Lovett's weekly political podcast, Lovett or Leave It, sharing her story about being a DACA recipient and undocumented American. The podcast opens with Tom Morello and Chuck D of Prophets of Rage and includes the panel of comedian and television writers to break down the week's events with in-depth analysis and humor, Brittani Nichols, Cord Jefferson, and Jake Fogelnest. Rubi joins the panel to discuss the unce...
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