What will happen to the DREAMERS after DACA?

*This article was published in October 2017 on the EPA Today newspaper website.* Speaking the words “undocumented immigrant” is enough to spark a heated debate. Undocumented immigrants are called “illegal immigrants” by many because they entered the United States without legal documents or overstayed after their visas expired. What many have been arguing about for … Continue reading What will happen to the DREAMERS after DACA?

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President Trump rescinds DACA – What does this mean?

*This article was published on the EPA Today website.* On Tuesday September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions formally announced that the Obama policy, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), is officially rescinded. The program protects some 800,000 undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children by their parents. For those who qualified, … Continue reading President Trump rescinds DACA – What does this mean?

Immigration advice given in city council study session

*This was published on page 4 of the Winter/Spring 2017 issue of EPA Today.* Following the reports of hundreds of undocumented immigrants being detained and deported by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) across the country, the East Palo Alto council hosted a study session on immigration for the public on February 15, 2017. … Continue reading Immigration advice given in city council study session