PRESS STATEMENT: Response to Father of Four Being Detained

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 Contact: info@dreamteamla.org Response to Father of Four Being Detained On Tuesday a father of four in Los Angeles was detained by ICE while dropping off his daughters to school. Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez is undocumented and has been living in the United States for 25 years. His children are all U.S. citizens. President Trump says he will only deport criminals, ‘bad hombres’. However, we knew this meant any undocumented person would be considered a cr...
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Full Text of DREAM Team LA’s Response to President Trump’s First Joint Congressional Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 1, 2017 DREAM Team Los Angeles' Response to President Trump's Joint Congressional Address Yesterday, President Trump addressed a joint session of congress, discussing immigration among other topics. And, unfortunately for the undocumented community he painted it in the worst possible light. President Trump could have noted the contributions of immigrants to our country, the Office of the First Lady, or the 64 foreign workers at Mar-a-Lago, but choose inste...
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PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: President Trump, There Are No Acceptable Deportations!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2017 Contact: info@dreamteamla.org President Trump, There Are No Acceptable Deportations! “The good news from the president is he is only going to deport criminals. The bad news is, you’re all criminals.” - Chris Newman, Legal Director NDLON For a decade youth activists have fought the notion there are “acceptable” deportations. From workplace raids under President George W. Bush to President Obama saying he would prioritize ‘felons over families.’ O...
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