Electeds, Human Rights Groups Denounce Anti-Immigrant Proposals in Congress Aimed at D.C. and Other Localities

Grosso, Norton, and Human Rights Groups Denounce Anti-Immigrant Proposals in Congress Aimed at D.C. and Other Localities (Washington, D.C., July 30, 2015) – D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (I-At Large) joins Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and community groups to denounce new anti-immigrant proposals in Congress. Bills in the House and Senate seek to mandate that …

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Norton Announces that Senate D.C. Appropriations Bill is Free of Riders, Exempts D.C. from Shutdowns, Preserves Funding

Norton Announces that Senate D.C. Appropriations Bill is Free of Riders, Exempts D.C. from Shutdowns, Preserves Funding, But Means Tests DCTAG Via the Office of Congresswoman Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton: (Washington, D.C. – July 23, 2015) Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) applauded the Republican-led Senate Appropriations Committee, which today approved a fiscal year 2016 District …

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UPDATE: UDC Board of Trustees Unanimously Passes Resolution Granting Same Tuition to All DC Residents, Regardless of Immigration Status

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, the University of the District of Columbia’s Board of Trustees unanimously passed a Resolution granting same tuition status to all DC residents, regardless of immigration status. “This is a great accomplishment for us, and very good news for those that will benefit,” said Franklin Garcia, U.S. Representative (Shadow) for DC, …

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ADVISORY: Protest In Front of Donald Trump New Luxury Hotel, at the Old U.S. Post Office, in D.C.

U.S. CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS, ELECTED OFFICIALS AND LATINO COMMUNITY LEADERS TO PROTEST IN FRONT OF DONALD TRUMP’S NEW LUXURY HOTEL, AT THE OLD U.S. POST OFFICE, IN D.C. Thursday, July 9, 2015 1:30 p.m. Trump Hotel, Old U.S. Post Office Pavilion 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C., at 12 Street Federal Triangle Metro Station (Blue Line) …

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Testimony of U.S. Rep. Franklin Garcia, UDC Board of Trustees, Undocumented Students Policy Change

On Thursday, June 18, 2015, Franklin Garcia, U.S. Representative for D.C. delivered testimony to the University of the District of Columbia’s Operations Committee in support of policy change for undocumented students. Good evening, Chairwoman and members of the University of the District of Columbia’s Board of Trustees Operations Committee. And thank you for the opportunity …

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UDC Board of Trustees Considers Undocumented Students Policy Change. “DREAM Act” for DC Residents.

On Thursday, June 18, 2015 members of the University of the District of Columbia’s Board of Trustees Operating Committee will convene for its regular meeting. On the agenda is the important item, “Proposed Undocumented Students Policy Change.” Statement from Franklin Garcia, United States Representative (Shadow), District of Columbia, in Support of the University of the …

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