Felipe and his younger brother and sister qualify for a clean DREAM Act. Felipe is currently a student at the University of New Mexico and hopes that a clean DREAM Act is passed so that he can exercise his degree upon graduating.
More than a decade ago, cartel violence started getting really bad in Acapulco and after a risky situation, Felipe Rodriguez and his family decided to move to the United States.
Felipe is part of the New Mexico Dream Team staff and is involved in organizing to fight for the rights and social justice of the New Mexico undocumented community.
Felipe’s biggest fear is that his parents will get deported leaving him and his little siblings behind. His parents are regular workers and Felipe fears they are prime targets for Trump’s deportation machine.
As the push for Congress to pass a clean Dream Act before the en of the year comes to a crunch, over 200 immigrant leaders from Nm are traveling to D.C. on Dec. 19th, to demand protections for immigrant youth and families nationwide.
Today, you can support Felipe’s fight by making a $25 donation which will ensure he makes his voice heard at our nations capital and demand a life without fear of being separated form his family.