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San Diegans Gather to Defend DACA on National Day of Action



WHEN: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 11:00 AM

WHERE: Christ the King Catholic Community Church, 29 N. 32nd Street, San Diego, CA 92102

San Diego, CA – On Tuesday, February 17, community members will join Congressman Juan Vargas and other San Diego leaders to show support for the implementation of the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for eligible immigrant youth and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA), which will go in effect in May.

Even though an injunction has gone into effect to delay the implementation of expanded DACA, community leaders consider this to be a minor, yet mean-spirited, setback. Immigrant rights advocates are confident that expanded DACA and DAPA will go into effect regardless of the lawsuits and want to send a message to the community to be aware and to be prepared.

The lawsuit filed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott and joined by other attorney generals and governors is a futile effort by anti-immigrant politicians who want to block any immigration action from happening. This lawsuit has no merit, wastes taxpayer dollars, and harms immigrant families.

DACA and DAPA programs will allow at least 91,000 San Diegans and millions of immigrants across the country to fully participate in our economy and communities. The programs provide a temporary relief to family members by protecting them from deportation and granting work authorization.

San Diegans are calling for Congress to pass a real immigration reform that provides a permanent solution, keeps families together, and respects the quality of life of border communities by ensuring accountability and oversight over Customs and Border Protection, the nation’s largest law enforcement agency.

Since 2007, San Diego Immigrant Rights Consortium (SDIRC) has worked to bring together leaders from the faith, labor, and legal communities to advocate policies that promote the civic and human rights of immigrants and is comprised of 20 organizations from throughout San Diego County.

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Foros Informativos sobre la Accion Ejecutiva

In english

Informate sobre DACA, DAPA, AB-60 y lo ultimo en inmigracion.

International  Rescue Committee

131 East Main Street  Suite #201, El Cajon, CA 92020

Mayo 19, Junio 16 @ 12 P.M.

Para mas informacion llame al: 619-4406208 ext.223

International Rescue Committee

5348 University Avenue, Suite # 205 A, San Diego, CA 92105

Abril 22, Mayo 20, Junio 17 @ 6 P.M.

Para mas informacion llame al: 619-641-7510 ext.250

El Presidente Obama anuncio que:

  • Ofrecera Accion Diferida a padres con hijos que son ciudadanos o residented permanented de EEUU
  • Ampliara el programa de DACA para personas que ingresaron a los EEUU en su niñez

Ven y obten respuestas a estas preguntas:

  • ¿Quien califica para estos programas que ofrecen proteccion de deportacion y un permiso de trabajo?
  • ¿Puedo conseguir una licencia de manejar?
  • ¿Como me puedo preparar?
  • ¿Como puedo evitar ser victima de fraude?
  • ¿Donde puedo recibir ayuda legal de confianza?

Esta informacion se proporcionara en formatos alternativos a peticion.

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ – Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses

‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ - Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses


 ‘The Happiest Day of My Life’ – Undocumented APIs Urged to Apply for Driver’s Licenses – New America Media

Above: California State Assemblyman David Chiu speaking at a press conference promoting new immigration programs for APIs.SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Under a new law, thousands of undocumented Californians are applying for driver’s licenses for the first time. But advocates worry few among them will be from the Asian Pacific Islander (API) community.In response, API leaders are coming forward to assure community residents they should not be fearful of applying.