The 700,000 Dreamers in the United States have held their breath for the past three years, expecting the worst from the U.S. Supreme Court after the Trump administration said it would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
Written by Brandy Ruiz on Jun 19 2020 - 1:02pm
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Sep 11 2019 - 6:15pm
Overflow rooms were added after hundreds showed up and to speak out at the Texas Legislative Committee on Redistricting public input session at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2019 at the Port San Antonio Boardroom at 907 Billy Mitchell Blvd. The Bexar County Voting Rights Coalition brought three buses filled with people to the hearing, one bus each from San Antonio’s East Side, West Side and North Side.
At City Hall rally, San Antonio leaders and groups vow to keep fighting anti-immigrant law known as SB 4
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Mar 14 2018 - 6:40pm
Elected leaders and pro-immigrant groups came together on the steps of San Antonio City Hall on March 14, 2018 and vowed to keep fighting the anti-immigrant law, SB 4 one day after judges on the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld most of the Texas law. (scroll down to watch complete video of the 30-minute event)
Written by Tatum Forbes on Oct 22 2017 - 2:56pm
The 2017 opening of the San Antonio Public Library’s 10,000-piece Latino Collection was the direct outcome of high school students’ impassioned pleas for research and study resources that better reflected the community. Watch the video interview or scroll down for the rest of the story
Written by Joseph Tucker on Aug 21 2017 - 5:21pm
By Joseph Tucker Increased raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Border Patrol agents are frightening women away from the only reproductive health clinic in the Rio Grande Valley, according to a reproductive rights advocate.
Written by Texas Tribune on Jun 3 2017 - 6:23pm
by Julián Aguilar, The Texas Tribune The cities of San Antonio and Austin announced on Thursday they have joined the fight to stop the state's new immigration enforcement law, Senate Bill 4, in federal court.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 30 2016 - 7:06pm
Replay the video: Nearly 200 people met on Nov. 29 for a wide-ranging community conversation about how San Antonio residents are moving forward together after a divisive 2016 election. The conversation was hosted by San Antonio District 8 City Councilman Ron Nirenberg at the Santikos Bijou Cinema Bistro and included diverse participants from across the community. Panelists included:
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Nov 23 2016 - 11:13am
UPDATED: Optimized with additional information, tools, links, transcribed quotes, links to specific spots in the video and outside links to helpful information. Replay video from the live webcast of What's Next for DREAMers, a panel discussion at the University of Texas at San Antonio Aula Canaria Lecture Hall on the downtown campus, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. SCROLL down below video for links, tools and transcript.
Written by Edmond Ortiz on Sep 12 2016 - 3:19pm
Hours after a federal judge ordered Texas officials to reissue voter materials with more positive language about the Voter ID requirements, the League of Women Voters of the San Antonio Area hosted a forum to discuss the requirements for voting and implications for the Nov. 8 General Election.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 19 2016 - 9:42pm
Replay video: Saint Mary's University School of Law professor Albert Kauffman and IDRA National Director of Policy David Hinojosa discussed the Texas Supreme Court ruling on the state's school finance s