A seven year old memory- DACA

By Lizzette Arias, Executive Director, Dream Project On June 14, 2012 I flew on a plane for the first time since I arrived to the United States at 4 months old. Unlike that first time, I remember everything from this plane ride. The destination, Los Angeles, the purpose, become an immigrant rights organizer. My father came with me to the …

The Danger of DACA

By Lizzette Arias, Executive Director, Dream Project Since last summer DACA recipients have suffered the anxiety, the political attacks, and the uncertainty around DACA. We always knew DACA, our saving grace, was temporary, but still we rejoiced and celebrated this program that magically fixed our lives. A driver’s license, airplane trips, in-state tuition, and a sense of security and stability …