Support the DREAM Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. – For close to ten years, MALDEF and other organizations have pushed to make the DREAM Act (the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act) into a reality. Earlier this year, the Migration Policy Institute estimated that roughly 825,000 immigrants would benefit from the Act. According to recent research from UCLA, a… Continue reading Support the DREAM Act

Drop the I-word

Definition of Illegal(s): a damaging word that divides and dehumanizes communities and is used to discriminate against immigrants and people of color. The I-Word is shorthand for illegal alien, illegal immigrant and other harmful racially charged terms. About the I-Word Campaign The I-Word Campaign represents a broad spectrum of individuals and communities from across the… Continue reading Drop the I-word