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Alliance San Diego Applauds New 'DREAM Act'

Urges Administration to Protect DACA Until Legislation Passed  

San Diego - Today, Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) announced the bipartisan DREAM Act, which would provide a pathway to citizenship for qualifying undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

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With DACA in Jeopardy, San Diegans Step up Fight to Protect All Undocumented Immigrants

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San Diego - With the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) in jeopardy, Alliance San Diego is launching a new campaign to help protect DACA and provide FREE legal screenings to all members of the undocumented community.

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Alliance San Diego Condemns House Passage of Anti-Immigrant Bills

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SAN DIEGO, CA  -- Today, the House of Representatives passed two bills that seek to further separate immigrant families, while holding federal funds hostage for cities and states unless they agree to be part of the Trump Administration's massive deportation force.

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Five Years On, DACA Continues To Improve Lives

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- Today marks the 5th anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which has given protection, peace of mind and financial stability to close to 800,000 young immigrants and their families nationwide.

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Protest held against San Diego convention center special election

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The San Diego City Council will meet Monday afternoon for a crucial vote on whether a special election should be held this November to vote on a convention center expansion, funding for homeless programs and road repairs. If the special election is approved, a vote on SoccerCity could also be added next Monday. But protesters at Civic Center Plaza this morning want the council to vote down the special election. 

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Alliance San Diego Statement on Mayor Faulconer's Budget Veto Threat

SAN DIEGO, CA -- San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has threatened to veto the San Diego City Council's decision to defund a special election for special interests. In doing so, he is bypassing the will of the voters and the elected officials that represent them.

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San Diegans Stand United Against Special Election

City Council faces crucial vote as coalition of community groups rally at City Hall

SAN DIEGO, CA -- On Monday, June 5, community, faith and labor leaders will hold a press conference / rally to ask that the San Diego City Council refrain from scheduling a costly special election for special interests. 

They will stand united with one message: voters have already decided that local initiatives should be held in the November general election when the most people vote, not in special elections that only serve special interests. That's why they approved Measure L by 66%.

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Forum on Policing Brings Together Black and Brown Communities

SAN DIEGO, CA -- Black and Brown community members will come together today, May 23, for a community forum that seeks to explore ways both communities can work together to combat abuses by those who are supposed to protect and serve them.

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International Tribunal Opens Historic Case Against U.S. in Killing of Border Resident by CBP

Trump administration has until August 10, 2017 to respond to allegations of extrajudicial killing, torture, and obstruction of justice in the killing of Anastasio Hernández-Rojas by border agents

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In San Diego County, Undocumented Immigrants Contribute More Than $200 Million in Taxes

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SAN DIEGO, CA -- Undocumented immigrants contribute roughly $3 billion in taxes to California each year, over $1.5 billion of which goes to county coffers.

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