• September 19th, 2021
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Allow a Vote on The Dream Act


Six months ago, President Trump manufactured a crisis for 800,000 young people and their families when he cruelly and callously ended the DACA program.

Congressional Republicans have spent the past six months using the Dreamers as political bargaining chips. It is becoming ever more evident that the GOP never really intended to fix the mess they created.

My Republican colleagues need to stop playing games with people’s lives, and Republican leadership needs to do their jobs and allow a vote on the Dream Act.

In the coming months, thousands of DACA recipients will lose their work authorizations and be placed at risk for deportation. Their families, friends, colleagues and employers are relying on Congress to do something to protect them.

My Republican colleagues need to stop playing games with people’s lives, and Republican leadership needs to do their jobs and allow a vote on the Dream Act.

 

Congressman Ruben Gallego, Arizona, District 7.

 

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