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DACA Recipients Are Americans, One DREAMER’s Story

Advocacy | August 7, 2020

On the day of the Supreme Court decision on DACA, I sat on my couch staring at my computer waiting to see what was posted on the SCOTUS page. I had sat down and stared at my computer every week for the last months, and nothing would happen until June 18, 2020. I saw the … Continue reading "DACA Recipients Are Americans, One DREAMER’s Story"

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Testimony in Support of LB 667 and Protections for Meat Packing Workers

Advocacy | August 6, 2020

On Thursday, August 6, ILC Policy Staff Attorney Alexis Steele testified in front of the Nebraska Unicameral’s Business and Labor Committee in support of LB 667 which will provide protections for meat packing workers, many of whom are immigrants. Read her testimony below or click here to see the full letter with references.   My … Continue reading "Testimony in Support of LB 667 and Protections for Meat Packing Workers"

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Racism and the US Immigration System

Advocacy | June 25, 2020

Dear Friends, Immigrant Legal Center’s mission is welcoming immigrants into communities with high-quality legal services, education, and advocacy. We are committed to welcoming and inclusivity work, intentionally striving for a world where Black lives matter, no person is illegal, and no human being is superior to another. Right now, our country is having a long … Continue reading "Racism and the US Immigration System"

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Permanent Protections and Pathway to Citizenship Needed Following SCOTUS Decision on DACA

Media Release | June 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cailan Franz, Director of Development & Communications cfranz@immigrantlc.org 402.884.0416 Permanent Protections and Pathway to Citizenship Needed Following  SCOTUS Decision on DACA Community groups offer advice for DACA recipients, advocacy next steps Omaha, NE – On Tuesday, June 23, immigration legal service providers, advocacy groups, and Nebraska State Senator Tony Vargas … Continue reading "Permanent Protections and Pathway to Citizenship Needed Following SCOTUS Decision on DACA"

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Supreme Court DACA Decision

Advocacy News | June 18, 2020

On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States held 5-4 that the decision by the DHS to terminate DACA was reviewable in federal court and also “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). On the merits, the Court reasoned that the “agency must defend its actions based on the reasons … Continue reading "Supreme Court DACA Decision"

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