Building the Dream: Laura V. Cholula, Student ACCESS Bill Advocate

May 11, 2016

I immigrated to the United States with my mom when I was 3 months old. She was a teenager, and came to the United States to follow my father.

Building the Dream: Berenice Alonzo, Unfreeze DAPA Campaign

May 09, 2016

This was a speech given by Berenice Alonzo, Jose Juan Federico Moreno's wife who is currently claiming sanctuary at University Church on Chicago's South Side, during a press conference in support of the passing of Deferred Action for Parents of Americans or DAPA.     

Building The Dream: Jafet Valdez, DACA Recipient

April 21, 2016

I have been living in the United States since I was 3; practically my whole life.

Building the Dream: Alba J. Montalbaño, Family Focus Citizenship Coordinator

April 21, 2016

I came to live in this country in July 2013 after having lived my whole life in Mex

Over 27,000 New Americans Registered to Vote in 2014

November 03, 2014

Over the past ten years, ICIRR's New Americans Democracy Project (NADP) has become a national model for immigrant empowerment and civic engagement. Including the 27,000 New Americans that have registered to vote since July, NADP has registered over 150,000 New Americans to vote since 2004. 

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