News & Analysis of Economic, Racial, Gender Justice and More

FEATURING JUAN ESCALANTE – Donald Trump’s administration has presented a plan for immigration reform appears to promise concessions to both Democrats and Republicans. The surprise proposal inspired headlines that suggested Trump wanted to offer a path to citizenship for 1.8 million undocumented immigrants, twice the number of young immigrants who were registered under the DACA program.

But the details suggest that such a path to legalization for the so-called Dreamers will come at a steep price: a huge reduction in legal migration – what conservatives love to term chain migration but is in fact families attempting to unite with one another – and the building of Trump’s border wall with Mexico.

Read Juan’s article for the Huffington Post called ‘The White House Dreamer Deal Isn’t a Compromise. It’s a Racist Ransom Note’, HERE.

Juan Escalante, Communications Manager with America’s Voice and a DACA recipient. He recently wrote a piece for Huffington Post called The White House Dreamer Deal Isn’t a Compromise. It’s a Racist Ransom Note.

You’ve successfully subscribed to Rising Up With Sonali
Welcome back! You’ve successfully signed in.
Great! You’ve successfully signed up.
Your link has expired
Success! Check your email for magic link to sign-in.