PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT: President Trump, Your SOTU Immigration Proposal is Unacceptable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018 Contact: media@dreamteamla.org President Trump, Your SOTU Immigration Proposal is Unacceptable When Democrats caved by reopening the government without securing a permanent DACA fix we knew proposals that followed would be worse. The SOTU speech by President Trump showed us worse. Beyond the items proposed (the wall, ending family based migration, ending the visa lottery) it’s the complete falsehoods Trump uses when talking about immigration issues...
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DREAM Team Los Angeles Says NO DEAL to Trump

DREAM Team Los Angeles rejects the round of compromise deals to reach a permanent DACA, the Senate “Gang of Six” bill, the “five white guys” deal, and the Republican led House bill. Despite recent congressional talks with the president and lobbying efforts led by FWD.us who met with over 200 representatives, Congress still manages to come up with proposals that are anathema to their bases. DREAM Team LA has previously said we will not support any bill that ends family based migration. Trump s...
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DACA – FAQs

What is DACA? DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) is a temporary program that allows undocumented youth the opportunity to apply for a 2-year renewable work authorization card and provide relief from deportation for that period. Over a million young people applied and about 800,000 were accepted. It does not provide a pathway to citizenship, only a temporary work permit, and it does not prevent deporation. It is an Obama-era policy brought about by the activism of undocumented youth i...
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