Feb 17, Anaheim, CA, New America Media host a media and community roundtable about the status of undocumented immigrant families and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court review about President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration. Led by Odette Keeley, National Media Network Director speakers included legal experts and immigration advocates discussing what immigrant families should do now — and why this is a crucial time to act.
Speakers included Joyce Noche, Directing Attorney, Public Law, Hairo Cortes, Program Coordinator, Orange County Immigrant Youth United and Carlos Perea, Project Manager, Resistencia, Autonomia, Igualdad, LideraZgo (RAIZ)
Empowering testimonies from DACA recipients detailed their challenges, hopes and aspirations for their families and communities at large. Stories from DACA recipients included David Lee, Avila Medrano and Francisco Aviles-Pinos who expressed their fears on the outcome of the Supreme Court review as well as the outcome of the 2016 presidential elections especially with the current rhetoric and anti-immigrant sentiments echoed by some presidential candidates.
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