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Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

Immigrants come out of the shadows to fulfill a dream

admin October 24, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/10/24/us-usaimmigration-deferment-idUSBRE89N07K20121024 By Saundra Amrhein TAMPA, Florida | Wed Oct 24, 2012 3:25am EDT TAMPA, Florida (Reuters) – Carlos Roa celebrated this summer when the Obama administration announced a new program to defer deportation for

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A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants

admin October 20, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/us/politics/romneys-stance-on-obama-reprieves-panics-young-immigrants.html October 20, 2012 A Romney Stance Causes Turmoil for Young Immigrants By JULIA PRESTON An immigration stance that Mitt Romney took with little fanfare this month has created turmoil for many young immigrants

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Workshops: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Workshops: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

admin September 12, 2012 Comments Off

Americans for Immigrant Justice (AIJ) is partnering with Miami Dade College (MDC) to host workshops designed to assist students and others in the MDC community in applying for Deferred Action Status and Employment Authorization.

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Why “DREAMers” need a lawyer’s help

Why “DREAMers” need a lawyer’s help

admin September 10, 2012 Comments Off

Why “DREAMers” need a lawyer’s help.[1] The need for quality legal counsel is critical for DREAMers seeking deferred action.  Someone may appear eligible at first blush.  But there could be underlying pitfalls even in

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‘Dreamers’ ready to live free of fear

‘Dreamers’ ready to live free of fear

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sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/fl-dream-act-applications-20120814,0,6181210.story South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com ‘Dreamers’ ready to live free of fear By Mike Clary and Lois Solomon, Sun Sentinel 6:29 a.m. EDT, August 15, 2012 For Diego Sanchez and tens of thousands of other

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Young immigrants can avoid deportation under new U.S. program

Young immigrants can avoid deportation under new U.S. program

admin August 15, 2012 Comments Off

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/15/us-usa-immigration-dreamers-idUSBRE87E0NK20120815 By David Adams MIAMI (Reuters) – Marlon Morraz, 19, an undocumented immigrant from Nicaragua, wasted no time to sign up for temporary legal status in the United States under the Obama administration’s relaxed

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Testimonial by Felipe Matos

Testimonial by Felipe Matos

admin August 15, 2012 Comments Off

Click here to watch Felipe Matos testimonial

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What do you think of the President’s plan to put a hold on deportation of undocumented children of immigrants, and how will it impact Florida?

What do you think of the President’s plan to put a hold on deportation of undocumented children of immigrants, and how will it impact Florida?

admin July 9, 2012 Comments Off

Just a few weeks ago, the conventional political wisdom was that another year would go by without any type of relief for DREAMers, young undocumented immigrants who have been raised in the United States.

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A New Day for DREAMers

A New Day for DREAMers

admin June 20, 2012 Comments Off

What a difference a day made for undocumented youth who so long have feared deportation. President Obama’s offer of provisional legal status is a life-changer for countless youth who may someday attain permanent legal

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Help Us HELP DREAMers

Help Us HELP DREAMers

admin June 19, 2012 Comments Off

Dear Friends, I just returned from the White House. We discussed how we can ensure the success of President Obama’s historic announcement to allow an estimated 800,000 young immigrants to come out of the

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