Clearing the way for medical students with DACA

By Chad R. Doobay

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NIJC Calls on DHS to Release Immigrant Activists from Solitary Confinement

August 2, 2013

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Rethink Immigration: Who is Deserving?

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NIJC Welcomes Deferred Action Initiative for DREAMers, Launches Online Tool to Help Youth Avoid Fraud

August 14, 2012

Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) welcomes the beginning of the Obama administration’s deferred action initiative for immigrant youth as we launch DREAMerJustice.org, an online self-assessment tool to help non-citizens determine their eligibility for relief and find qualified legal service providers to help with their applications.


New Online Tool Will Provide Legal Help to Thousands of DREAMers Nationwide

August 3, 2012

Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) will launch DREAMerJustice.org, a self-assessment tool to enable eligible youth to apply for the Obama administration’s initiative offering temporary relief from deportation. DREAMerJustice.org will be available on August 15, the same date U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will begin accepting applications.



Just over one year ago, the U.S. government tried to deport Carlos and Rafael Robles. Thanks to their courage to speak out, a supportive community who stepped forward to help, a team of lawyers who advocated with the government, and the intervention of U.S.

NIJC Sues U.S. Government, Urges Obama Administration to Exercise Meaningful Prosecutorial Discretion

June 18, 2012

Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC) today sued the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Justice to demand the release of documents that would reveal the breakdown of the implementation of the Obama administration’s failed prosecutorial discretion initiative.

NIJC Celebrates Obama Administration Plan to Stop Deportations of DREAM Act Youth

June 15, 2012

Statement of Mary Meg McCarthy, Executive Director, Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center

ICE Grants Reprieve for Student Nearly Deported Based on False Evidence

May 25, 2012

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) this week agreed to grant deferred action to Jordana Vera, a New Jersey student who was detained for nine months and nearly deported based on evidence the government later admitted did not exist.

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