Student Blooms with Dreamer Center Opportunities

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Casandra Morales, a student at Southwestern College and Catalyst Fund Fellow at Immigrants Rising, has found her passion and voice by becoming involved at the Southwestern College Dreamer Center.

Iliana Perez on the Future of Dreamers After the Supreme Court Decision

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"I graduated in 2009 with a degree in math. I chose a subject that I thought would open opportunities here or in another country. Given that this was way before DACA, I definitely thought about leaving the country to pursue different opportunities." Listen to Iliana's new podcast with Rational Middle.

DACA Ruling Safeguards Dreamers on the Front Lines of Covid-19

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"The future is even less certain for those in a Dreamer’s orbit. 'They’re most concerned about the family members that they provided information about in order to apply,' said Katharine Gin, executive director of Immigrants Rising, whom Courthouse News spoke to in May about the mental toll on Dreamers awaiting the ruling."

Supreme Court upholds DACA, protecting hundreds of thousands from deportation

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“While this decision is certainly a win, DACA was never intended to be a long-term solution and the majority of undocumented youth today are not eligible for the protections and opportunities afforded by the DACA program. We urge Congress to pass immigration reform that will enable undocumented youth and their families to thrive in the United States,” wrote Katharine Gin, executive director at Immigrants Rising.

Immigrants Rising hosts Black Lives Matter webinar

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"Hundreds of people around the nation tuned in to listen to an important and urgent conversation about the intersections of being Black and undocumented in the United States as well as taking action to stop the ongoing dehumanization and terrorism of Black lives."