UVU believes in Comprehensive Immigration reform and by that we mean it should be effective and fair and reflect American values. Reform should target the USCIS to reduce backlogs and streamline the naturalization process. UVU does not believe in separating families. UVU supports the DREAM Act.".


January 8, 2015

  • Odessa American - Immigration takes center stage at community forum - The forum is tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Salinas Park Community Center on Clements Street. It's being put on by Una Voz Unida of Odessa in collaboration with Texas Civil Rights Project, Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance, Border Action for Human Rights and LULAC District 6. Continue Reading
December 29, 2014
  • More about the new DAPA program for parents - On November 20, 2014, the President announced a new deferred action program called Deferred Action for Parental Accountability, also known as DAPA. This program will be administered on a case-by-case basis for individuals that meet the guidelines, including a thorough background check. Please continue reading to learn about the DAPA guidelines. Continue Reading
December 18, 2014
  • Foro de Inmigración - UVU announced today it's second immigration forum to discuss recent changes to deportation policy. Also discussion on DACA renewal and preparation for DAPA. Attorneys will be available to answer your questions. UVU anunció hoy su segundo foro de inmigración para discutir los cambios recientes en la política de deportación. También discusión sobre la renovación DACA y preparación para DAPA. Abogados estarán disponibles para responder a sus preguntas. Continue Reading
November 20, 2014
  • FACT SHEET: Immigration Accountability Executive Action - The President’s Immigration Accountability Executive Actions will help secure the border, hold nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants accountable, and ensure that everyone plays by the same rules. Acting within his legal authority, the President is taking an important step to fix our broken immigration system. Continue Reading
November 20, 2014
  • Executive Action!! - Today, is the long awaited day for many. The day that the President of the United States promised to take Executive Action on immigration. While we know this is not a fix all and only temporary, it is a starting point. We understand that the immigration system is broken and we need permanent fixes. Congress needs to act on a Comprehensive Immigration Reform bill. The House has had bill stalled for over year. Continue Reading