June 2020 Newsletter

? VICTORY — DACA Continues!

On June 18th, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This decision restores the program completely, and both initial and renewal applications should be accepted by USCIS. Learn More

The Village Speaks: Black Immigrants & the Current Movement

On June 11th, we brought together our community members Kai Martin, Denea Joseph, and Edem Tomtania to speak about systemic racism and what it means to be Black, undocumented, and living through current challenges in the United States today. Rewatch the conversation here.

Check out this complementary resource that expands on this conversation. 

Supreme Court Upholds DACA, Protecting Hundreds of Thousands from Deportation

This news story highlights the joy, relief, concerns, and other reactions shared by DACA recipients and other community members regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the DACA program to continue. Learn More 

“I Am My (Grand)Mother’s Child” by Denea Joseph

Denea immigrated to the United States without most of her family and was raised by her maternal grandmother, who laid the foundation for who she is. Denea shares her thoughts on the impact of family separation in the immigrant community. Watch Story