Original DACA remains alive and well!// DACA original todavía está vivo y bien! Due to the anti-DACA lawsuit launched by 26 states including Arkansas, DHS was supposed to only issue 2 year DACA work permits after February 16th, 2015 – the day that Judge Hanen issued the injunction temporarily delaying Extended DACA & DAPA. BUT […]

                After three years of collective organizing and advocacy to advance the DREAM Act and comprehensive immigration reform, AUCC and CCIS are now proud to open a physical location where immigrants and allies together can come to receive informational, navigation assistance in both how to take advantage of […]

Happy #CesarChavez Day! Help us continue Cesar Chavez’s legacy by supporting the opening of regional Immigrant Resource Centers in Springdale, Ft. Smith, Little Rock, McGehee, DeQueen & Jonesboro! This April 2nd, from 8am – 8pm, we will participate in theArkansasGives fundraising campaign where we will have an opportunity to receive matching donations and bonus dollars! To help us […]

2014-15 Change Agents Class  AUCC proudly recognizes: Alan Rodriguez (Fayetteville) Vilma Flores (Springdale) Gustavo Martinez (Springdale) Erick Sanchez (Springdale) Mariaelena Ramos (Rogers) Cyndi Beltran (Bentonville) Becky Hudson (Bentonville) JD Redwine (Fort Smith) Mirna Torres (Fort Smith) Emma Alvarez (Fort Smith) Yoshio Nerino (Fort Smith) Debbie Rangel (Fort Smith) Zuly Velasquez (Dardanelle) Eddie Garcia (Hope) Alex […]

Think you might be eligible for Administrative Relief, here are some steps that you can start taking to prepare to take advantage of this reform: Preparing for Immigration Relief. English ¿Crees que podrías ser elegible para el Alivio Administrativo, aquí hay algunos pasos que puedes comenzar a tomar para prepararte para tomar ventaja de esta reforma: Preparing for […]

On the weekend of March 14&15th, 2015, Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC) will proudly host in Little Rock its third annual convention — to vote on our advocacy campaigns for the year ahead, with our organizers and allies– as well as graduate our third class of Change Agents. This year’s convention will also feature a […]

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 2, charities, families, businesses, community centers and nonprofits around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC, Arkansas Unidos) will be […]

Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC) is a nonprofit that supports nonpartisan, civic participation and speaks out for the right of Arkansas immigrants and their families. (Sigue una traducción de esta información al español.) We have proudly helped double the Latino and Asian vote in Arkansas over the last two elections, and already have seen progress on many […]

On August 6  to 10, Arkansas United Community Coalition (AUCC) took 43 immigrant organizers, called “Change Agents,” and community volunteers to Phoenix, AZ for a five-day trip in order to demonstrate solidarity with immigration reform activists  and immigrant civic organizers as well as develop expertise on the implementation of community projects directed towards immigrants, including victims […]

One of Arkansas United Community Coalition’s active leaders and Change Agent is in process of deportation—we learned that he may be deported as soon as TODAY.  Leonel Salazar has 4 US citizen children ages 18, 14, 7 and 3 years old.  His oldest son is currently at basic training for the US National Guard and graduates […]