Telephone press conference sites moral imperative to save immigrant families
MICHIGAN – Thursday afternoon, leaders from the immigrant rights community will hold a telephone press conference to demand that the Senate, including Democrats, include the DREAM Act.
The lives of younger immigrants in particular have been thrown into chaos with the Trump Administration’s revocation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). That Obama-era action protected younger immigrants from deportation and allowed them to work, own businesses, pursue their education and serve in the military.
The votes of Michigan Senators are being needed to pass the budget. Our Senators should demand the inclusion of the DREAM Act as a condition of their votes.
Telephone Press Conference: Democrats Stand up for Immigrant Families with DREAM Act
Rev. Paul Perez, Director, Office of Mission and Justice, Detroit Conference of the United Methodist Church
State Representative Stephanie Chang
Freddy Polanco, Director, SEIU Health Care Michigan
Richard Kessler, President, West Michigan Coalition for Immigration Reform
Oscar Castaneda, organizer, ACTION of Greater Lansing
Farah, Erzouki, Public Health Coordinator, ACCESS
Thursday, December 21, 12:15 p.m.
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