The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a rule change that would change the threshold for becoming what the government defines as “public charge" and make it more difficult for immigrants using certain public services to obtain citizenship or change visa status.
Mark Kabban, a 2018 Meade Fellow, met with education and policy influencers during a week-long visit to Washington, D.C. The fellowship provided him with an opportunity to meet with organizations working on immigrant and refugee issues.
Yesterday, June 19, we recognized Juneteenth, which commemorates on June 19, 1865 the end of slavery in the United States two years after President Lincoln legally abolished it.
Dissolving DACA goes against American values of fairness and opportunity. Thousands of people chose to courageously to step forward and enroll in this program so they could work, go to school, and contribute to our society.