Even if you start with only five people at first, five becomes 10, 10 becomes 15, and after 15, you’re building a movement.
What exactly are the facts when it comes to the hot-button issue of Dreamer students and young immigrants whose protection from deportation is set to expire.
34 Republican members of the House sent a letter today to House Speaker Paul Ryan in support of a bipartisan, permanent solution for Dreamers before Congress goes home for the holidays.
More than 15,000 “butterfly” postcards were delivered to Congress last week in support of the Dream Act, a bill that provides young immigrants brought here as children or infants a secure and permanent solution.
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“Jose reminds me of myself at his age—we both love math, we are both sons of immigrant parents who labored in the fields, and back then I was undocumented just like Jose is today.”
“We teach the children of these farm workers, and it was important to us that we help their families.”
Our Dreamers are students, educators, our neighbors and friends. Congress needs to act now!
“I find so much inspiration in the way my students are handling this.” — DACA activist and UMass Boston professor Loan Dao
The day President Trump rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), it seemed like my dream of becoming a teacher was being yanked out from under me.