get involved

My American Dreams is an all-volunteer organization. So you can bet we LOVE our volunteers. If you would like to know more about how you can get involved with this amazing work, please contact us.

We deeply appreciate your time, energy and creativity!

actions you can take today

WRITE, CALL, POST!

If You’re Outraged By Trump’s DACA Decision, Here’s How You Can Help Recipients Like Me
Pierre R. Berastaín, September 5, 2017
If you can spare one hour of your day, your actions might make a difference. This article has suggestions for who to write or call, with sample text that you can use.

If you want to let your representatives know that Dreamers deserve to stay in this country, this article has suggestions for who and what to write, call and post and provides some model text that you can use: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/daca-has-ended-you-are-outraged-heres-what-you-can_us_59ae4bd7e4b0c50640cd619e

Proposed Legislation in Congress to help those with DACA
The best of several proposals in Congress to help those with DACA is the Dream Act of 2017.
To learn more about this law or sign a petition supporting it, go to: https://www.nilc.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/DreamAct2017-summary-and-facts-2017-07-24.pdf.

DACA Petition
"Protect Immigrant Youth: Pass Dream Act Now!"
You can read more and sign the petition here:
http://action.unitedwedream.org/petitions/keep-the-deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals-daca-program

resources

Websites

Informed Immigrant Resources

National Immigration Law Center

Articles

"As Fires Move On, Wine Country Wonders Whether Immigrants Will, Too"
New York Times By Miriam Jordan, Oct. 17, 2017

"'Dreamers' Debunk Some of the Most Common Myths About Them"
By Tessa Stuart, September 8, 2017

sponsor the next film

Because of our amazing volunteer filmmaker and dedicated board members, we are able to make documentaries for as little as $5,000. If you would like to sponsor the creation of our next important story, we'd love to hear from you. Drop us an email and let's meet!

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