On today’s episode, Alejandra speaks with Victor Galvan, a DACA recipient who came to the United States as an infant. Earlier this week the Trump administration announced its plan to rescind DACA in six months affecting more than 800,000 young people like Victor. Also, John discusses an ACLU case on behalf of a Colorado man who spent 52 days in jail waiting to see a judge.
Call to Action: Tell your members of Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017. Send them a message at: http://bit.ly/DreamAct17
Social media hashtags: #heretostay #dreamact
For more information on CIRC go to: http://coloradoimmigrant.org/
DACA Walkout and Rally, September 5, 2017. Denver, Colorado.
Colorado elected officials and community leaders held a press conference in support of DACA. September 1, 2017. Colorado Capitol, Denver, Colorado.
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