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TPS and the U.S. Role in Latin America

  U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar confronted Elliott Abrams, the administration’s newly appointed envoy to Venezuela, during a House Foreign Affairs hearing this week. She questioned the former assistant secretary of state’s role in the Iran-Contra affair and his support of Central American governments that committed human rights abuses during the Cold War. Rep. Omar went after Abrams for […]


We Urge Solutions for TPS, DACA and DED Beneficiaries

Chicago, Feb 11, 2019 – COPAL and other members of the Alianza Americas network and dozens of immigrant leaders from across the country, will gather in Washington, DC to ask members of Congress to take up the urgent task of protecting people with Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred […]


MNxMN2019: Beyond the Vote

MNxMN2019: Beyond the Vote February 24, Harding High School, St. Paul A civic activism conference for new and seasoned activists. ● Over 40 sessions to choose from, focused on understanding the issues, developing skills and building community. ● Sessions on gun violence, racial justice, LGBTQ+ rights, environmental justice and more. ● All sessions presented by […]


TPS and DACA Holders Deserve Real Solutions

CHICAGO – January 19, 2019 – In an address from the White House this afternoon, President Trump proposed temporary protections for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders in exchange for $5.7 billion to fund a border wall, an attempt to end a government shutdown now in its fourth week. Oscar […]

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