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Results for deferred action

Will America Live Up to Its Promise?
Originally Posted: 09/12/2014 - 9:42am | Type: Blog

When I left school, my status lapsed, and I became undocumented. Three years later, my mother was killed — a victim of domestic violence. With no “home country” to go back to and no way to adjust my status, I ...

What Are You Most Proud Of?
Originally Posted: 09/15/2014 - 10:03am | Type: Blog

If I am sent back to Mexico — a land I no longer know anything about, who will be there to support my family? My sons, Issac and Felipe are my pride and joy. My wife and I go to c ...

My DACA Story
Originally Posted: 03/15/2013 - 1:39pm | Type: Blog

I remember clearly the day I heard the announcement on deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) as I felt an overwhelming surge of emotions in that one moment. A path to opportunity, however fragile and s ...

My Promise to Congressman Rohrabacher
Originally Posted: 02/14/2013 - 2:17pm | Type: Blog

I work hard, I study hard, I pay taxes, and I have applied for the deferred action program that President Barack Obama instituted last year for young undocumented Americans like me. ...

Christians push for new immigration process as they support deferred status
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 1:36pm | Type: Press

August 22, 2012 Sojo in the News Noel Castellanos ...

Christians Deliver Petition to Repeal Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Executive Order
Originally Posted: 08/24/2012 - 8:59am | Type: Blog

Today, two Christian leaders in Arizona delivered a petition signed by thousands of Christians to Gov. Jan Brewer calling on her to retract her controversial executive order denying driver’s licenses and other ...

Gov. Jan Brewer Tries to Stop the DREAM in Arizona
Originally Posted: 08/20/2012 - 12:10pm | Type: Blog

Gov. Jan Brewer's action will make it difficult for people to attend classes or find a job. It hurts Arizona’s communities and weakens the state’s economy. It robs young immigrants of the hope they believ ...

Obama Administration Halts Prosecution of Some Young Immigrants
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 2:41pm | Type: Press

June 15, 2012 Sojo in the News Tobin Grant ...