It’s time for our leaders in Congress to reset the policy debate and pass the Dream Act.
When President Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program last year he
created a crisis. It’s time for Congress to resolve this crisis by passing the Dream Act to ensure that 800,000
dreamers are protected. Dreamers are Americans and they belong in America. Congress must step up and take
immediate action to protect them.
The Dream Act has broad bipartisan support and sponsorship. 87% of Americans are in favor of passage of the
Dream Act. As a country of immigrants, we are made stronger by our diversity. This is a moment of our truth
for our country.
It’s time for our leaders in Congress to choose the values and ideals that this country holds dear. They must
stand for those that are working hard, paying taxes and contributing to our society on their path to American
Stand with the League of Women Voters and contact your Senators and Representatives. They must pass a
clean DREAM Act to protect, not turn away, the 800,000+ young people who were brought to the United
States as children. We can and we must do better to be vigilant about speaking out against racism. We must
stand up as a nation and say this is unacceptable.