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Rhode Island passes law protecting DACA recipients’ ability to obtain drivers licenses

Rhode Island Dreamers with current or past DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) status will now be able to apply for and receive drivers...

Without DACA, Alpert Medical School student will be unable to practice medicine

I’ll remember that Saturday morning in the operating room for the rest of my life. While I’ve shadowed many surgeries before as part of...

Maldonado bill to protect DREAMers heard in House Judiciary

Representative Shelby Maldonado's legislation, H7982, was heard in the House Committee on Judiciary late Tuesday evening. The legislation, the first of its kind in...

Rhode Island DREAMers tell their stories

"You are the face of this policy," said Representative Shelby Maldonado to the five young DREAMers gathered around a table in the Central Falls...

Rep Maldonado introduces ‘first of its kind’ legislation to protect DACA recipients in Rhode...

Representative Shelby Maldonado (Democrat, District 56, Central Falls) has introduced legislation, with bipartisan support, that will "continue the status quo relating to operator's and...

The time has passed for Congress to act on DACA

Yesterday marked the deadline that President Donald Trump gave Congress to create a legislative solution for those temporarily spared from deportation under the Deferred...

Rodrigo Pimentel: America must renew its promise to DREAMers

With each passing day, I am increasingly terrified of what the future may hold. My family immigrated to Rhode Island when I was just...

Indivisible RI: No President is above the law

Over 200 people gathered at the Rhode Island State House Saturday afternoon as part of Indivisible Rhode Island's "No president is above the law"...

Racing to renew DACA as Congress fails to protect Dreamers

I meet Rodrigo outside the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Application Support Center support center in Cranston, not far from the Garden City...

Sheldon Whitehouse answers tough questions at Woonsocket Town Hall campaign kick-off

Rhode Island Senator Sheldon Whitehouse met with constituents Saturday morning at the American Legion Post in Woonsocket on River St. The questions were tough,...