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TPS and DACA Holders Deserve Real Solutions, Not Cynical Political Games

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAmy Shannon: ashannon@alianzaamericas.orgYancy Nuñez: ynunez@alianzaamericas.org 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 […]

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End of Year Report

Estimada comunidad, in January 2018 COPAL officially began its activities as a small yet mighty organization. In a short period of time we secured funding to staff two full time and three part time employees and office space, facilitated citizenship classes, and ran a comprehensive electoral engagement campaign. You can take a closer look at our 2018 Impact […]

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Tarjeta de Identificación Municipal

Ayer, el consejo de la ciudad de Minneapolis celebró una audiencia pública sobre la creación de una tarjeta de identificación municipal para todos los residentes de la ciudad, independientemente de su estatus migratorio. Miembros de la comunidad compartieron sus historias con los concejales. Hablaron sobre cómo una tarjeta de identificación municipal mejoraría sus vidas y […]

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TPS Letter to DHS Secretary

El representante republicano Mike Coffman  envió el Miércoles una carta a la secretaria del DHS pidiendo que los paises con TPS que ya tienen una fecha de cancelación sean extendidos hasta el 15 de septiembre de 2021, mientras el Congreso tiene la oportunidad de encontrar una solución. En su carta señala que el programa TPS también […]

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Alianza Americas on Trump’s “Public Charge” Policy: Tackle Income Inequality, Don’t Attack Families

Chicago, IL – September 24, 2018—The Trump Administration recently announced its plans to deny legal permanent residence visas (popularly known as Green Cards) to immigrants who legally access public food, health, or housing benefits.  Oscar Chacón, executive director of Alianza Americas, issued the following response to this “public charge” policy proposal: “With this short-sighted and […]

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DACA updates by the NILC

Since the Trump administration ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on September 5, 2017, several lawsuits have been filed against the administration for terminating the program unlawfully. As a result, two nationwide injunctions in California and New York have allowed people who have previously had DACA to renew their status. However, there are still […]