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Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that President Trump has decided to rescind DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, came as a shock to some and is disappointing to us. Although DACA recipients come from places as wide-ranging as Jamaica and the Philippines, the vast majority of them are from Latinx communities. (Latinx is […]
BY NATALIA COTE-MUÑOZ, MEREDITH DAVIS, AND KRISTELL MILLÁN This piece was written by the Co-Chairs of the Harvard Kennedy School Latinx Caucus and can also be found on the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy blog here. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ announcement that President Trump has decided to rescind DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, came […]
An Open Letter from Undocumented Immigrants: Why Comprehensive Immigration Reform Matters to All of Us
While on a recent trip to the Ellis Island museum, I had an opportunity to reflect on the 12 million immigrants that shaped and continue to define this great nation we call America. I am always disappointed when critics pose the dueling question why do we need Comprehensive Immigration reform? Seldom do I argue with […]
Immigration Reform is unquestionably one of the most important political topics for Latinos in the United States. Our communities endure more deportations, live deeper in the shadows, and suffer most from the patchwork of laws that make up our immigration system. For 20 years no national figure has been more vocal in his support for Comprehensive Immigration Reform than Congressman Luis Gutierrez.
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