After ICE Detains Father, Los Angeles Sisters Cope with Trauma, Disruption
Fatima Avelica was riding to school in her father’s car when a traffic stop by immigration officers in northeast Los Angeles suddenly turned her world upside down. In the car, 13-year-old Fatima sobbed as she pointed her cell phone camera at the windshield and shot a video that shows Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers handcuffing and detaining her father, Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez.
New College Scholarship Fund Announced for Dreamers
TheDream.Us Washington, DC 1150 15th Street, NW Washington, DC 20071 Earlier this month, a new fund called TheDream.US, was created to help undocumented immigrants, also referred to as DREAMers, obtain a college degree.
What’s Behind the Unaccompanied Minors Boom
As we reported upon the completion of the 2014 appropriations process, funding for youth-related federal programs was mostly level with 2012-2013, while juvenile justice funding to states saw its third ugly haircut in four years.