Keyword: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
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To the editor: For many of us who have studied, witnessed or are in any way involved in the immigration system here in the United States, we definitely agree on the need to reform our immigration law system. more
A gross injustice against young immigrants is slowly working its way through the courts. It centers upon a federal judge’s ruling last year that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was “unlawful” — a ruling that puts in doubt a program that has given tens of thousands of young people brought here as children a temporary, renewable reprieve from deportation. more
The city council has made history, passing a bill that aims to give the roughly 800,000 immigrant non-citizens living in New York City the right to vote. While casting his “yes” vote for the bill in the council chamber last week, lead sponsor Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez said what he and his colleagues were doing was “making history.” more
There was a time when Mino Lora didn’t have the right to vote. It was 20 years ago, and she had just arrived from the Dominican Republic. Lora wasn’t alone, of course. The right to vote is only a right for those who are citizens of this country. more
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