• Immigrant Youth Development

    Immigrant Youth Development

  • Access To Resources

    Access To Resources

  • DREAM Iowa Unites Hundreds of Iowa's Immigrant Youth

    DREAM Iowa Unites Hundreds of Iowa's Immigrant Youth

  • Iowa Businesses Support DREAM Iowa

    Iowa Businesses Support DREAM Iowa

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Hall of Fame

In 2020, DREAM Iowa granted $15,000 in scholarships supporting 22 Iowa immigrant students. The non-profit awarded $10,000 through the formal application process and raffled $5000 in scholarships during DREAM Iowa’s annual Youth Leadership Summit (YLS). Youth from 33 different...

2020 Virtual Youth Leadership Summit

The YLS has been designed around the goal of empowering immigrant and refugee students to move forward both as individuals and as leaders of our communities. Due to COVID-19, this year’s Youth Leadership Summit was done virtually. We look...

DACA 9th Year Anniversary

9 years ago the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services began accepting requests for consideration of deferred action for childhood arrivals most commonly known as DACA. According to USCIS “Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer removal action of an...

AUGUST NEWSLETTER

DREAM Iowa Times AUGUST Hello friend, DREAM Iowa hopes to keep our allies informed of important happenings across the state through this monthly newsletter. Save The Date! Dancing For Scholars: Fundraiser event for Scholarships For Hope! – Food –...

A Pathway to Citizenship, Budget Resolution

The Senate has passed the Budget Resolution, but what does this mean for immigrants? According to The Hill, democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget resolution package instructs lawmakers to chart a pathway to citizenship for millions of people while investing in border...

DACA Ruled Unlawful: Statement From a Dreamer

On Friday, July 16th, 2021 a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful. This has affected many young immigrants and families. This is a statement from an immigrant who unfortunately was...

DACA Ruled Unlawful

On Friday, July 16th, 2021 a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program is unlawful. The decision, by US District Judge Andrew Hanen of the Southern District of Texas, has created uncertainty in the lives...

JULY NEWSLETTER

DREAM Iowa Times JULY Hello friend, DREAM Iowa hopes to keep our allies informed of important happenings across the state through this monthly newsletter. Updates:  We have a Youth Leadership Summit date, keep scrolling to find out more information!...

Financial Capability, Marshalltown

DREAM Iowa collaborates with local community partners in order to bring interactive & bilingual financial seminars to towns across Iowa. Locally trusted immigrant professionals from Great Western Bank, Lennox Employee Credit Union, Premier Real Estate, and Transamerica co-facilitated the...

Pell Grants for DACA Students!

Biden administration has included a proposal that could expand Pell Grant eligibility to some undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children in its fiscal 2022 budget request. This was released in April 9, and the budget presented...

JUNE NEWSLETTER

DREAM Iowa Times JUNE Hello friend, DREAM Iowa hopes to keep our allies informed of important happenings across the state through this monthly newsletter. Save The Date! First Des Moines Latino film festival! June 18 – 20, 2021! Join...

Mental Health Resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and DREAM Iowa is happy to present different resources that could help minorities in the country. According to the American Psychiatric Association, undocumented immigrants suffer from mental illnesses before, during and after immigration....

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DREAM Iowa shares events, news, and updates about issues that affect immigrant and refugee Iowans through our DREAM Iowa Times Monthly Newsletter.