What is the new DAPA Program and how can I prepare?

The Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) is a discretionary program administered by U.S Immigration Services to provide temporary relief from deportation and to provide work authorization to undocumented parents of  United States Citizens or Lawful Permanent Residents. The Program will be open to individuals who: Have a United States born or lawful permanent resident…
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Why California’s Bid to Legalize Undocumented Immigrants Works

State immigration laws usually offer more enforcement, rules, and regulations that exacerbate the effects of our already-restrictive immigration laws. This time, California is making an exception. A new California law, AB 1544, proposed by Assemblyman Manuel Perez, D-Coachella, and originally coauthored by Assemblywoman Linda Halderman, R-Fresno, who has since removed her support, sets up a…
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Americans Want Immigration Reform

By Rep. Zoe Lofgren Top-to-bottom immigration reform would grow our economy and create jobs, reduce the debt, make our country safer, energize American innovation and competitiveness, and tame illegal immigration. It’s overwhelmingly supported by a majority of Americans from across the political spectrum. The Senate has already passed its bipartisan immigration reform bill. According to…
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