Friday, April 16, 2021

Guest Blogger Series: Carlos Roa, Jr. “Congress: Now is the Time! Pass the DREAM Act!”

I’m a 23 year old undocumented college student from Caracas, Venezuela.  From January 1st to May 1st of this year, I was one of four undocumented youth to embark on a 1500-mile walk from Miami, FL to Washington D.C. known as the Trail of Dreams. I walked for nearly five months to our nation’s capital.  We […]

Hispanic Legislators to Discuss Immigration Reform with President Obama

Later today, Rep. Nydia Velazquez, Sen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Luis Gutierrez will meet with President Obama at the White House to discuss a strategy that will aid immigration reform efforts that seem to be gaining momentum this week. “We won’t stop until we get comprehensive immigration reform,” Velazquez, chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, […]

President Obama Says He Will Fight for Immigration Reform

At the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Gala Awards Wednesday night, an annual gathering of Hispanic leaders and members of Congress, President Obama said he won’t “walk away” from an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws. “You have every right to keep the heat on me and the Democrats, and I hope you do. That’s how […]