“Dream Summer” is the first national internship program for Dream Act student leaders. The program aims to build on the extraordinary courage and leadership demonstrated by the undocumented students who championed the national Dream Act movement in 2010.
What a historic moment for immigrant rights in California. Thanks to the tireless work of advocacy organiations and community leaders, California now is paving the way and providing a roadmap for immigrant rights and integration for the rest of the country. As California Immigrant Policy Center’s Reshma Shamasunder righly says: 2013 truly is the "Year of the Immigrant” in California.
Federal immigration reform is yet to be achieved, but California’s Governor Jerry Brown has signed into law bills that provide and expand critical work, school and civil rights and protections for our immigrant co-workers, friends and neighbors.
Among the exciting new policies is the California Domestic Worker Bill of Rights, which grants basic labor protections to hundreds of thousands of historically marginalized workers who take care of our homes and families.