May 19, 2015 was the day that President Obama’s Executive Action immigration program was scheduled to start accepting applications. Executive Action will give relief and work opportunity to millions of undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children or who are parents of American children. But Executive Action has been blocked by a lawsuit and is being held up in court.
On May 19, 2015 the struggle for fair and humane immigration reform continued. NY’s immigrant communities rallied to demand an end to delays, and the opportunity to apply for DAPA.