DACA

Immigration, DACA, DREAMers, Bishop Flores, Rio Grande Valley, Texas IAF

Valley Interfaith Fights for DACA, Sends 10,000 Cards to Congress

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Rio Grande Guardian & More

Wielding 10,000 signed postcards to Congressional Representatives and scriptural passages on the subject, Valley Interfaith leaders and Catholic Bishop Daniel E. Flores  forcefully called on Congress to protect DREAMers as they decide the future of DACA.

“The Bible is clear,” declared  Msgr. Heriberto Diaz of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Brownsville.  “We are to welcome the immigrant, as we were once immigrants in a foreign land.”

Bishop Flores emphasized, “Young people are not statistics…not just numbers…they are young people with hopes and dreams.” Read more about Valley Interfaith Fights for DACA, Sends 10,000 Cards to Congress

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DACA, Healthcare Eligibility, Covered California, Diane Vanette, ACA, Medi-Cal

One LA Spreads Word of Healthcare Eligibility in Los Angeles

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Los Angeles Times

...Diane Vanette, a volunteer with OneLA who screens people at Obamacare enrollment events, recently informed a couple with deferred-action status that they were both eligible for Medi-Cal.  “He was shocked, she was shocked,” Vanette said.... Read more about One LA Spreads Word of Healthcare Eligibility in Los Angeles

One LA IAF

CIR, DACA, SAFE Act, immigration organizing, TMO, Texas IAF, Elizabeth Valdez

TMO Religious Leadership Stands with Young Immigrants

Monday, November 4, 2013
Houston Chronicle

Diana stood before the cameras and the microphones and in a quiet, nervous voice began to tell her story about coming to America. The 18-year-old, who will be graduating from high school this year as a member of the National Honor Society, spoke in perfect English. She spoke effusively about her love of Houston and Texas and America. Read more about TMO Religious Leadership Stands with Young Immigrants

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