• Nov. 8, 2018 — The Ninth Circuit Upholds a Lower Court’s Injunction Allowing for DACA Renewals to Continue
    • Read the decision HERE
    • Press statement HERE
  • May 15, 2018 — The Dreamers Lawsuit went before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    • Watch the hearing HERE

At this moment, the lives of 700,000 DACA recipients hang in the balance. Yet a group of courageous Dreamers has taken control of their destiny by filing a lawsuit to block the repeal of the DACA program. This monumental lawsuit asserts that the government has broken its promises about the DACA program, and has violated the rights of DACA recipients to due process and liberty. This five-part video series profiles these heroic Dreamers suing the Trump Administration.

Dulce Garcia

Ms. Garcia is an attorney in San Diego, California. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego and her law degree from the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. She was brought to the United States from Mexico when she was four years old. 

Miriam Gonzalez Avila

Ms. Gonzalez is a teacher at Crown Preparatory Academy in Los Angeles, California. She is also a candidate for a Master of Urban Education, Policy and Administration from Loyola Marymount University, and attended college at UCLA, graduating in 2016. Ms. Gonzalez was brought to the United State from Mexico when she was six years old.

Viridiana Chabolla Mendoza

Ms. Chabolla is a first-year law student at the U.C., Irvine School of Law. After graduating from Pomona college, she joined Public Counsel as a community organizer and assisted with landmark civil rights litigation, which solidified her dream to pursue a law degree. She was brought to the U.S. from Mexico when she was two years old.

Norma Ramirez

Ms. Ramirez is a candidate for a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Ms. Ramirez was brought to the U.S. from Mexico when she was five years old. Since 2016, Ms. Ramirez has worked at an outpatient clinic, providing school and home-based therapy to patients in English and Spanish.


Jirayut (“New”) Lattihivongskorn

Mr. Latthivongskorn is a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. He is also a candidate for a Master of Public Health degree from the School of Public Health at Harvard University. Mr. Latthivongskorn moved to the United States from Thailand when he was nine years old.

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