‘Dreamers’ protest outside Schumer’s home & office over DACA

Immigration activists gathered outside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-New York) home and office to protest his deal with Republicans to end the federal government shutdown without protections for so-called “dreamers.” On Tuesday night, dozens of protesters met under the arch at Grand Army Plaza in Prospect Park before marching over to Schumer’s Prospect Park […]

‘Dreamers’ are at the heart of the government shutdown — here’s everything you need to know about the program protecting them

Reuters/Lucy Nicholson Congress is one day into its government shutdown, and lawmakers appear no closer to a deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The immigration program has been a major sticking point for lawmakers, many of whom are trying to pair the issue with other immigration-related demands. As Congress heads into the […]

Bezos family donates $33 million to Dreamers scholarship program

A number of tech companies and executives have voiced support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. But Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie have just given $ 33 million in support to DACA recipients, also known as Dreamers. The two just donated the money to TheDream.US, which provides scholarships to […]

‘Bill of love’ promised for Dreamers as high stakes immigration reform negotiated

President Donald Trump is urging lawmakers to find a bipartisan solution to the so-called Dreamers and border security in “a bill of love.” However, as midterm elections loom, negotiations on immigration are heating up. “I’ll take all the heat you want. But you are not that far away from a comprehensive immigration reform,” Trump said […]

Uber, Intel, and other tech firms will urge Congress to let “Dreamers” stay

Enlarge / Protesters shout slogans against US President Donald Trump during a demonstration in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), also known as the Dream Act, near the Trump Tower in New York on October 5, 2017. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images) A slew of major companies—including tech giants Uber, Intel, Facebook, and […]

Tech companies unite to fight for Dreamers

In September, President Trump announced that he would phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which offers protections to undocumented immigrants who came to the US at a young age. This week, Reuters reported that Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, IBM and other large tech companies plan to lobby Congress to pass legislation […]

Google, Facebook, and other big tech companies plan to lobby for ‘Dreamers’ to stay in the US

Associated Press/Craig Ruttle Some of the biggest tech companies in tech are getting ready to lobby the US government to let “Dreamer” immigrants stay in the US. Google, Microsoft, Uber, and IBM are among the nearly two dozen firms. President Donald Trump has promised to tighten immigration into the US. SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Nearly […]

‘Dreamers’ shout down Democrats at San Francisco press event

Published time: 18 Sep, 2017 19:08 Immigration activists interrupted a press event in San Francisco, California and shouted down House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) and two other Congressional Democrats from the state. Representatives Barbara Lee and Jared Huffman joined Pelosi on Monday at College Track San Francisco to promote the revived DREAM (Development, Relief, […]

Trump just reached a deal with top Democrats to protect ‘dreamers’ — and they say it doesn’t include wall funding

Alex Wong/Getty Images Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi announced they have reached a deal with President Donald Trump that would protect certain unauthorized immigrants as part of a broader border security agreement. The two Democratic leaders made the announcement Wednesday night after a meeting with Trump. They said their […]