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Marcela Betancur selected as new director of Latino Policy Institute

The Latino Policy Institute (LPI) at Roger Williams University (RWU) on Wednesday announced that Marcela Betancur will become its new director on...

Gabriela Domenzain leaving Latino Policy Institute

Gabriela Domenzain is leaving her position as director of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University to pursue her passion for national-level work...

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...

Senate committee moves legislation that will continue driver’s licenses for Dreamers

The Senate Judiciary Committee passed S2678a, which will allow DACA recipients to continue driving legally in Rhode Island. The DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood...

As Trump administration undermines the census, local leaders encourage Rhode Islanders to participate

Providence County is the only location in the United States that will be conducting a test run ahead of the 2020 Census. The test run,...

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...

ACLU seeks release of Lilian Calderon in federal court

BREAKING 2018-02-06 11:20AM: Judge bars removal of Calderon outside Massachusetts while the suit is pending.  The judge's order is available here. "Ever since that day,...