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DACA Recipient Seeks Help To Pay For Kidney Surgery

DACA Recipient Seeks Help To Pay For Kidney Surgery

A 23-year-old dreamer is asking for the community’s help to pay for medical expenses.  Jesus Segovia has needed medical care almost all his life because he was born without a kidney. A few days ago, he had to be hospitalized after having some complications. Now, he walks around carrying a nephrostomy tube that drains his […]

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MALDEF Files Motion To Intervene Against DACA Lawsuit

MALDEF Files Motion To Intervene Against DACA Lawsuit

The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF), filed a motion to intervene the lawsuit filed last week, by Texas and six other states in an effort to end DACA. The civil rights organization is representing 22 DACA recipients as part of the intervention, but it goes further than those beneficiaries. “MALDEF feels that the […]

Lawsuit Filed To End DACA Program

Lawsuit Filed To End DACA Program

Seven states including Texas filed a lawsuit with the purpose of putting an end to the DACA program. “Our coalition is urging the U.S. District Court for the southern district of Texas to declare DACA unconstitutional and stop the federal government from issuing or renewing any DACA permits in the future.” Paxton filed the lawsuit yesterday afternoon in Brownsville. […]

The End of DACA Program Blocked

The End of DACA Program Blocked

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program– also known as DACA was set to end at the beginning of next month, now that has all changed. A New York judge has also moved to block the White House decision to end the program. Attorney at law, Hugo Pina told Fox News that having two judges […]

LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC President Agrees With Border Wall

LULAC president Roger Rocha is facing criticism for endorsing President Donald Trump’s immigration framework which includes a border wall. Rocha is the leader of one of the oldest Latino civil rights organization in the U.S.  Last week Rocha wrote a letter to President Donald Trump stating the civil rights group support Trump’s plan for a […]

Republicans and Democrats React To DACA Ruling

Republicans and Democrats React To DACA Ruling

Many might think that Democrats and Republicans have a very different view on DACA but both parties might find common ground on the issue. In 2012, President Barrack Obama initiated the executive order called the “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” better known as DACA. In September of last year, the Trump administration rescinded it and […]

DACA Questions Answered

DACA Questions Answered

Here to answer some questions regarding the California ruling blocking the Trump administration’s plan for the Differed Action for Childhood Arrival Program known as DACA is Attorney Alex Martinez.  So what does this new injunction mean legally for Dreamers? What are some ways Dreamers can stay proactive?

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DACA recipients detained by Border Patrol

DACA recipients detained by Border Patrol

Several DACA recipients were detained this afternoon by Border Patrol. This, as their verification status was reviewed during an immigration inspection. Fox News South Texas spoke to two DACA recipients who were in border patrol custody for several hours, as they attempted to travel out-of-town for work. This woman who asked to be called ‘Eslendi’ […]

Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

Mcallen ISD opens it’s doors to DACA recipients

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/08192500/mcallendaca.mp4[/KGVID] MCALLEN — Mcallen ISD is opening it’s doors to daca recipients or “dreamers”..as they offer programs designed for students –to support young people, so they feel safe and thrive in the school environment. According to Superintendent, Jose Gonzales, the McAllen School District has more than 30 campuses, where he says he wants all students […]

50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

50 activists gather outside AG Ken Paxton’s Office in McAllen

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/05170958/dacamcallen.mp4[/KGVID] In McAllen, more than 50 activists gathering outside Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, standing for the preservation of DACA.In tears, many “Dreamers” listened to the announcing of the termination of the program, established as of 2012, allowing students to work and live legally in the nation, In Texas , more than 120 thousand students […]

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

Mexican government expresses “profound regret” over DACA

The Mexican government expressed its “profound regret” following the Trump administration’s decision to end the DACA. The great majority of the estimated 800,000 “dreamers” are Mexican nationals who were brought to the united states as minors, sometimes infants.   The Mexican Foreign Ministry said in a statement, it  will welcome “with open arms” those DACA beneficiaries […]

Economists say getting rid of DACA would have a huge economic impact

Economists say getting rid of DACA would have a huge economic impact

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04185454/daca3.mp4[/KGVID] While 97 percent of DACA recipients form part of the labor force or go to school, economists state the country would have a huge economic impact if the program is eliminated. They say it could be a loss of billions of dollars. Experts state eliminating DACA would not only cause over a half a […]

DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

DACA Students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04185014/daca2.mp4[/KGVID] While thousands hang by a threat, students in the Rio Grande Valley are on standby We spoke to one student and his concerns should the program end. DACA students fearing President Trump’s response, possibly changing their lives. The uncertainty of DACA has caused worry in local university students. Some fearing they will be sent […]

DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump announce its future by tomorrow

DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump announce its future by tomorrow

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/04184724/daca1.mp4[/KGVID] DACA recipients are prepared to hear Trump end the program in the next few hours but, not before tossing it over to Congress and having them handle it. Nearly eight hundred thousand young undocumented immigrants could be at risk of losing the US government program that protected them from deportation. The Deferred Action for […]

Tension high amongst the immigrant community on DACA

Tension high amongst the immigrant community on DACA

[KGVID]https://dcl9dohvvr1qz.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/01171238/daca.mp4[/KGVID] The Trump administration, announcing that an announcement regarding DACA will be made next week, leaving hundreds of thousands of dreamers in fear. As the week comes to an end, tension is high amongst the immigrant community who now await for President Trump to make a decision about the deferred action program. Since 2012, DACA […]

Undocumented Immigration Attorney Fights for Immigration Reform

Undocumented Immigration Attorney Fights for Immigration Reform

The attorney says the fight is still ongoing for people like him, who have worked legally in the country, thanks to deferred action. Adding that tragic incidents like the one in San Antonio should push the federal government act on immigration reform. Cesar Vargas is the first openly undocumented lawyer and for years he’s been […]

Locals React to Deportation of DACA Recipient

Locals React to Deportation of DACA Recipient

McAllen (KFXV) — Immigration attorneys are asking DACA recipients to get informed about their rights and to decline signing any documents until they have the correct legal representation. These warnings stem as a result of the deportation of 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez.  He was deported from California to Mexico in February– despite his DACA status […]