July Newsletter

ADAC General Meeting, Join Us! New and exciting things are happening! The push for immigration reform is growing but the environment in Arizona is not getting any better. From denying licenses for dreamers to Tom Horne suing MCCD, the fight for justice continues and we need you. Join us at our general meeting this Wednesday at 6:30 PM at the ADAC Dream Center 701 S. Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004 Tom Horne Stop Bullying Dreamers!  Sign Here C...

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ICE ICE BABY

Stopping the bus was just the beginning. #United4Families This week, leaders from the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, and United We Dream, engaged in an unprecedented civil disobedience and escalated action to stop a bus in the middle of deportation proceedings at the Phoenix Removal and Detention Facility, the ICE post in downtown Phoenix. This action came only hours after four other heroic DREAM leaders were arrested for chaining themselves to a fence of the ICE ...

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Cafecito with Dreamers

Join Us! Join us tomorrow for some coffee at our general meeting September 17th at 6:30 at the ADAC Dream Center. New and exciting things are approaching stay connected and up to date with us. Bring a friend! Also, to stay connected make sure you are subscribed to our Text Alert system to get updates on Actions, Events and more. Simply text "ADAC" to "77948"                                                                   ...

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Marching for Dignity

Dreamers join the March 4 Dignity Los organizadores de este evento marcharan el 5 de Octubre en Phoenix, Arizona para defender la dignidad y respeto de toda gente sin importar el estatus migratorio, y expresar apoyo a una reforma migratoria comprensiva federal. The organizers of this event will march Oct. 5 in Phoenix Arizona to uphold the dignity and respect of all people regardless of immigration status and express our support for a federal comprehensive ...

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(ADAC Thanks MCCCD Board Members)

For Immediate Release September 24, 2013 Media Contact Bibiana Vazquez vazquezbibiana04@gmail.com (602) 505 7258 The Arizona Dream Act Coalition Thanks Maricopa County Community College Board for Standing with DREAMers Phoenix, AZ.  Today, The Arizona Dream Act Coalition will attend the Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) Board Meeting to thank board members for allowing DREAMers to continue their college education. Recently, MCCCD received negative backlash for granting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients ...

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Empty Victory

On Thursday night many elected officials and advocates had big smiles on their faces claiming victory. Their victory made me think about our different realities. The same day I was sitting next to Jose Patiño inside the Puente’s office and looking around a room filled with people who are directly affected by what the President would announce. I felt my heart heavy and confused. Tears of anger and disappointment came to my faces as I heard the President speak. I couldn't help but to think about my dad, my aunt, Patiño’s parents, Ma Elena, Lupita, Ma Cruz and all those ...

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Breaking: President Barack Obama did what’s right; however, we urge him to continue working towards a broadercomprehensive solution

Breaking! Today we are glad that President Barack Obama did what's right by using his executive power. We are happy some members of our community will benefit from this program; however, we urge him to continue working towards a broader, inclusive and comprehensive solution to our broken immigration system. Some of the key points from the announcement include:  1. 4.4 Million Parents of U.S Citizens and Green Card Holders 2. DACA is now valid for 3 years View More of the points here >  Join us on Saturday at 10 AM at the ADAC Office (1122 E Buckeye ...

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DACA EXTENDED AND DAPA ARE HERE TO STAY DESPITE COURT CHALLENGE

Phoenix, Arizona- In reaction to today’s Court decision in Texas v. U.S to enjoin President Obama's executive action on immigration, The Arizona Dream Act Coalition (ADAC), issued the following statement: This decision made by an extremely conservative judge comes at no surprise: the injunction is clearly based more on politics than law, and is now part of an aggressive effort by the GOP, including our former Arizona Governor, to scare Dreamers and parents from applying. “We will not let this temporary obstacle stop us from holding forums, encouraging people to ...

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History Was Made Yesterday!

  History has been made! For the first time, an organization lead by immigrant youth, the Arizona Dream Act Coalition, and DACAmented individual plaintiffs, sued and defeated an Arizonian Governor. This historical win would not have been possible without our tireless efforts ,including the attorneys and our community who stood by us. Please continue to support us to bring justice to our communities? Donate: $5 Donate: $10 Donate: $25 Or another amount. Sincerely, The Arizona Dream Act Coalition Photo Credit: Lamp Left Media Copyright © 2014 ADAC, All ...

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Become a Leader In Your Community!

Become a leader in your community! View this email in your browser Become a Leader In Your Community! (Español Abajo) The annual Arizona Dream Act Coalition (ADAC) membership retreat is here! Take part in this once a year event where we hope to have DREAMers and allies across Arizona come together, share, and plan for the upcoming year.  Who knows what we can plan for next. In state-tuition? Drivers’ licenses for ...

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