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SCOTUS Decision on DACA

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States voted in a 5-4 decision to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from being terminated by the Trump administration. Since September 5th, 2017, DACA recipients have lived with anxiety and fear, unsure of the future of the program after President Trump tried to end the program. Hundreds of thousands of people have fought hard to make sure that DACA - many recipients who are our family members, our neighbors - continues. This is a big win for our undocumented community! Today, over 800,000 DACA recipients can breathe easier. We will celebrate this victory. However, this fight is not over. We must continue to fight against th

Black Lives Matter.

“Though we tremble before uncertain futures may we meet illness, death and adversity with strength, may we dance in the face of our fears.” ― Gloria Anzaldúa Black Lives Matter. For too long, police have treated Black communities as if they do not. As a community-based organization representing a predominantly Latinx community on Chicago’s southwest side, BPNC is committed to racial justice and justice. We acknowledge that the struggles of the Black community are inextricably bound to our community’s struggles. Overpolicing, anti-immigrant policies, cuts to funding for education and social services - all result in communities of color not having the opportunity to thrive. We cannot have

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