Now Playing on NPR: ‘The Dream 9’ by Latino USA

Two years ago, the story of the Dream 9 sent shock waves through the immigrant rights community. This weekend, NPR’s Latino USA dedicated an entire hour to the 2013 action, which is still being talked about today.

  • Oct 18, 2015
  • 1:21 PM

Divided We Stand: How the Dream 9 Brought Many Shames to Light

EDITOR’S NOTE: We asked Blanca E. Vega to share her thoughts about the HuffPost Live “Dream 9” segment she appeared on this past week. Blanca is a currently a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, and is also the Director of the Higher Education Opportunity Program at Marymount Manhattan College. Her blog is called Race-work, Race-love and you […]

  • Aug 3, 2013
  • 2:41 PM

VIDEO: The Fate of The Dream 9

Today HuffPost Live covered the contentious debate in the immigration community surrounding the #Dream9 and the #BringThemHome action. Here is the segment: Meanwhile, the #Dream9 has gotten the support of 35 Congress members. As the Huffington Post reported yesterday: A letter signed by 33 Congress members asks President Barack Obama to use his authority to […]

  • Jul 31, 2013
  • 4:06 PM

#Dream9 Released: Reactions and Social Media Images

Here is our Storify of today’s news of the Dream 9 being released from Eloy Detention Center in Arizona. It is perhaps one of the most enduring and memorable stories we have covered in a while. [View the story “#Dream9 Released: Reactions and Social Media Images” on Storify]

  • Aug 7, 2013
  • 10:56 PM

The #Dream9 Continues

This is a Storify we published tonight about the Dream 9. We expect more updates tomorrow on what is becoming a quick and developing story. [View the story “The #Dream9 Continues” on Storify]

  • Aug 6, 2013
  • 11:38 PM

Institution Disciplinary Panel Report: #Dream9 Detainee Lulu Martinez-Valdez

Last night Latino Rebels received via email an Institution Disciplinary Panel Report dated August 2, 2013 chronicling the statements and disciplinary action taken against Dream 9 detainee Lulu Martinez-Valdez. The entire report is currently on our Scribd: Institution Disciplinary Panel Report: Detainee Lulu Martinez-Valdez by Latino Rebels

  • Aug 5, 2013
  • 11:20 AM

Arizona Daily Star #Dream9 Editorial: “They are Brave. They Should Be Free.”

Today the Arizona Daily Star published a powerful editorial calling for the release of the #Dream9, the group of immigration activists who are still being held at the Eloy Detention Center in Eloy, AZ. You can read the entire editorial here. We have provided a few excerpts of the more salient points: Whether you agree […]

  • Aug 4, 2013
  • 10:44 PM

The Latest Updates from the #Dream9

While our site was down today due to a server outage, we used our Storify account to publish the following update about the #Dream9. [View the story “The Latest Updates from the #Dream9” on Storify]

  • Aug 2, 2013
  • 11:27 PM

Grassley: ‘Broad Support’ Needed to Pass Documented Dreamer Relief in Senate

Documented dreamers who age out of their immigration status, often at 21 years old, face a difficult choice of self-deporting back to the country where they were born or staying in the United States undocumented.

  • Sep 8, 2022
  • 4:58 PM

With Labor Shortages, Why Are We Ignoring DREAMers, Other Immigrants Here Now? (OPINION)

Let’s stop shoehorning immigration debates into economic trends. In a country built largely by and very much running off the hard work of immigrants, there is no need to justify their role in the economy.

  • Aug 19, 2022
  • 1:17 PM

Dreaming With Luna Luna (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, we learn more about the people behind the band Luna Luna and hear how they say the universe and destiny have brought them together to let them live out their wildest dreams.

  • Aug 9, 2022
  • 10:35 AM

Fighting Displacement: Machete House and the Park Slope Riot of 1973

What do gentrification and a shootout in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood in June 1973 have to do with the struggle for Puerto Rican independence?

  • Jun 28, 2022
  • 6:15 PM

Biden Rule to Shield DREAMers Seeks to Bypass Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Monday renewed efforts to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation, the latest maneuver in a long-running drama over the policy’s legality.

  • Sep 28, 2021
  • 4:11 PM

9/11’s Immigration Legacy (A Latino USA Podcast)

September 11, 2001 marked a sharp, lasting redirection in U.S. immigration policy and attitudes. In this episode of Latino USA, we explore major changes and events from the past 20 years of immigration through the lens of this one catastrophic day.

  • Sep 10, 2021
  • 10:35 AM

DREAMer Invites Obama to TED Talk in Mexico

“What better way to address DACA than by having the person who issued the executive order that created the program?” Francisco López told Latino Rebels.

  • Aug 23, 2021
  • 12:46 PM

On DACA’s 9th Anniversary, Immigrant Youth and Allies Tell Biden and Demorcats That It’s Not Enough

“Republicans want a pathway to deportation, not citizenship. We demand Democrats go it alone to deliver permanent protections for millions now,” a release from United We Dream said.

  • Jun 15, 2021
  • 8:42 PM

#LatinoRebels10: From 2019, When Immigration Enforcement Goes Too Far… Again

Or how much of a rogue agency ICE can be.

  • May 17, 2021
  • 11:00 PM

OPINION: The Unsung Power of DREAMer Entrepreneurs  

As an undocumented immigrant, becoming my own boss was a necessity.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 11:18 AM

Time to Act on the Dream (OPINION)

Having lived through this tumultuous crisis together, what better time than now to align our practices and policies with our lived reality and our real relationships to each other?

  • Mar 22, 2021
  • 12:41 PM

House OKs Dems’ Immigration Bills for Dreamers, Farmworkers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to unlatch a gateway to citizenship for young Dreamers, migrant farmworkers and immigrants who’ve fled war or natural disasters, giving Democrats wins in the year’s first votes on an issue that faces an uphill climb in the Senate.

  • Mar 19, 2021
  • 6:54 AM

COVID-19’s Impact on Migrant Workers Adds Urgency to Calls for Permanent Status

Migrant workers in Canada have suffered tremendously during COVID-19.

  • Feb 26, 2021
  • 3:17 PM

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