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Since 1973, the Labor Council for Latin American Advancement (LCLAA) has been on the forefront of protecting the civil and labor rights of all workers in the United States. Through our grassroots and federal advocacy, LCLAA has supported the broad coalition of labor, civil, and immigrant rights group asking to fix the broken immigration system that has devastated immigrant communities.

Consider these infographics from iAmerica on DAPA and expanded DACA (Click on the images for details)


Eligibility FlowChart Eligibility FlowChart Spanish

 

Click on the files below to download the PDF version

Eligibility_FlowChart_v2.pdf 
Eligibility_FlowChart_v2_spanish.pdf

 

For more information visit: www.lclaa.org/adminrelief or www.iamerica.org

 

 

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 5 Things to Know About Immigration Reform 2013

b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPG Both Congress and the President are promising tough but fair measures. Yet, the tough policy proposals that are currently at play are not so fair. Consider this infographic from the folks at Color Lines on Eight Ways to Shrink Immigration Reform: 

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b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPG  The back of the line lines looks like this:

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PDF Version here!

Courtesy of this WONKBLOG of the Washington Post.

Or consider this flash from the infographic past:

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b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPG Immigration Reform = $1.5 trillion to U.S. GDP + Billions in Tax Revenue.  

           Educated DREAMers à Higher earnings = Economic boost for all.

More on how Immigrants are makers not takers here!

b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPGWe spent more on immigration enforcement than on the FBI, Drug Enforcement Administration, Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives….COMBINED. 24% More to be exact.

I made my own info graphic for this one:

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The border is more secure than it has ever been. To state that we need to address this first is to reuse a broken crutch that keeps us from standing on our own and addressing comprehensive immigration reform. That was 2007. This is now. #ImmigrationReform2013

b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPG  Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was granted to eligible undocumented youth who were brought to the United States at an early age. There is consensus on both sides of the congressional aisle to allow DACAmented youth to immediately start their path towards citizenship.

Many of these young applicants have already undergone a thorough screening and back ground check with USCIS and have received their work permits. After the lengthy process, a lucky few are studying for road tests and finally experiencing every American 16 year old’s dream of getting a Driver’s License. Yet, there are many young immigrants who qualify for deferred action in every way, but in age. We should remove the age cap and allow these would-be-DACAmented to apply and move forward in their path to citizenship along with the current applicants.

b2ap3_thumbnail_LCLAA-Worlds-Logo.JPG All of these enforcement only policies are increasing the vulnerability of Latino workers. Undocumented Latina workers fare even worse.

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Read LCLAA’s Trabajadoras report for more on the challenges and conditions of Latina immigrant workers in the U.S. (Chapter Five)

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For more on Latino workers as a whole, read our Latino Workers in the United States report released in 2011.

Consider these facts as you listen to leaders drafting and encouraging immigration reform legislation. Speak up when you think they/anyone needs a reminder of these facts.  

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