PRESS STATEMENT: Dreamer College Graduation Class of 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2017 Contact: Dreamer College Graduation Class of 2017 The college undocumented student Dreamer graduation for 2017 is significant this year for several reasons, they are the first graduating class to attend all four years of university under a fully implemented California Dream Act (AB130/AB131) that provides private and state financial college aid, and they also graduate under a climate that both welcomes their labor under DACA (Defer...

PRESS STATEMENT: Response to President Trump’s “not a Muslim” Travel Ban

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 6, 2017 Contact: Response to President Trump's "not a Muslim" Travel Ban The President has just reissued his “not a Muslim” Travel Ban executive order. It now includes just six nations, Iran, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen, Syria and Libya. These six nations have something in common. They are majority Muslim. And we have bombed all six.

 How willing would Attorney General Jeff Session, or Secretary of Homeland Security, John F. Kelly be willin...

PRESS STATEMENT: Response to Father of Four Being Detained

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 2, 2017 Contact: 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...