CARECEN: Republican Efforts to Defund Dapa/Daca, as Well as Lawsuit to Block These Programs, Are Cynical Attacks on Immigrants
(January 16, 2015, Los Angeles) – This week’s efforts by Republicans in Congress to defund deferred action programs for immigrants, as well as a lawsuit by 25 states claiming the programs are unconstitutional, are cynical, mean-spirited attacks on immigrants that show Republicans’ lack of commitment to immigration reform, said CARECEN Executive Director Martha Arévalo.Read more
(November 20, 2014, Los Angeles) – CARECEN supports, as a good first step, the immigration administrative relief measures announced today by President Obama, including deportation deferral that could help the parents of legal residents and U.S. Citizens, as many as 5 million people, come out of the shadows and contribute even more the U.S. economy. However, we also recognize that the struggle for meaningful and fair reform continues.Read more
(November 17, 2014, Los Angeles) – CARECEN LA urges President Obama to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation and keep families together. It’s time for the President to be bold and deliver on his promise for administrative relief for millions of immigrants who contribute every day to the U.S. economy and to the fabric of this nation.
(October 31, 2014, Los Angeles) – On the eve of mid-term elections, Latino communities are carrying out a nationally coordinated action in key states with large Latino populations to send a strong message to President Obama, the House, and the Senate that the time to act is NOW on immigration reform and on administrative relief for undocumented families.Read more