Tag Archive for Dreamers

DPOC Statement on Suspension of DACA

September 5, 2017, Orange, Calif. – Democratic Party of Orange County (DPOC) Chair Fran Sdao today issued a sharp statement condemning President Trump’s announced decision to end DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.  “Trump’s cruel decision to end DACA feeds his racist agenda to wipe out President Obama’s legacy, and serves no other rational purpose,”…

Rep. Correa On The End Of DACA

  Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Correa released the following statement on the end of DACA. Rep. Correa stated, “Today is a dark day in America. The only crime DACA students are guilty of is aspiring for the American Dream. They have studied and worked hard to become contributing parts of their communities and our…

Trump’s mean-spirited Executive Order Prompts a Bill from Rep. Correa

President Trump’s executive order that effectively banned Muslims and legal residents holding a green card from entering the US from selected Middle-eastern countries prompted a second wave of massive protests at airports across the country over the weekend.  It also sparked a bill from Congressman Lou Correa (D-46) to stop Trump’s mean-spirited and unconstitutional order.…

A Nightmare for Dreamers; DACA to End Under Trump

The Trump administration plans to eliminate a program that protects undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children — often referred to as “Dreamers.”  The DACA program is on the chopping block. This from Vox.com which received tips in the form of documents: “Ending unconstitutional executive amnesties,” would end a major Obama program that…

Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham Take First Step Towards Protecting Immigrant Community with Bridge Act

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation called the the Bridge Act that would offer “provisional protected presence” and employment authorization to people who currently have DACA and those eligible who have not yet applied. Sen. Durbin said the Bridge Act should be later replaced with…

Dana Goes After Dreamers

This is hot of the press from Nancy Pelosi’s office. OC’s surfing Congressman continues to lead the pack when it comes to the thorny issue of immigration. This afternoon, Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher went on a SteveKing-style, anti-immigration harangue on the House floor and had this to say about undocumented immigrants and DREAMers:   “People…