What is Education Not Deportation?
Education Not Deportation (END) is a national campaign designed to stop the deportation of students otherwise eligible for benefits under the DREAM Act. Until the current administration grants DREAMers 'administrative relief,' hundreds of thousands of DREAM Act-eligible students are in danger of being deported.
North Texas Dream Team, an affiliate of the United We Dream Network, is prepared to work to help prevent another fellow DREAMer from being deported.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1. What is the END Campaign?
A: The END Campaign is a national campaign, an effort by multiple volunteer organizations with the help of congressional and lawyer contacts, designed to help stop the deportation of DREAM Act-eligible students. You submit your case to our national organization, United We Dream, at END Our Pain. From here, cases are sent to an affiliate organization in your area to start the campaign for your deportation case.
2. How do you stop deportations?
A: In short? We don't. The decision is made by ICE, DOJ, or the immigration judge overseeing your case. What the END campaign does is bring awareness to your case through social media (Facebook, Twitter, Blogspot, etc.), press conferences, and other outlets so that various communities come together in support for you, and in opposition to your deportation. To prevent an exhaustive list, it is best you get in contact with the END Coordinator for the North Texas Dream Team, or for your nearest affiliate, if you are not in the north Texas area.
3. I am in deportation proceedings; can you take my case?
A: Perhaps. We can't take on every deportation case, and your case will be different from that of another person. After review by the National Coordinating Committee, the affiliate is given the go-ahead to start working on a case. This is not meant to discourage you from submitting your case, and once you give us more details by submitting your case, you will be contacted and your case, reviewed.
*DISCLAIMER* -- Very Important; Please Read
The North Texas Dream Team (NTDT) is a volunteer organization. Many of us are college students or young professionals, and not lawyers. We cannot provide you with legal advice, legal representation, or answer questions specific to your case. 100% of the time, we advice you to contact an immigration lawyer to handle your case. If your case is selected on which to operate an END Campaign, we will work in partnership with your lawyer. This isn't to say you should rush in finding a lawyer -- do your research. ICE detention centers provide lists of lawyers, including a list of free (pro-bono) or low-cost lawyers.