We Stand with Dreamers and All Immigrants
The Oakland Institute proudly stands with Dreamers and all immigrants, regardless of their status, across the US. Our work clearly shows the role of United States' political, economic, and military intervention in forcing people from their homelands. We urge the US Congress to welcome refugees, embrace the Dreamers, and pass the DREAM Act now!
In the United States, thousands of women and children fleeing violence and poverty are detained as prisoners in for-profit family detention centers, like the South Texas Family Residential Center.
President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland to fill the vacant Supreme Court seat of deceased Justice Antonin Scalia may begin a new battle between parties, but its resolution could clearly solidify or sink the 2015 Paris Agreement for climate protection just signed by almost 200 nations.