DREAM Act

As churchgoers we urge Congress to protect, not deport, the Dreamers by passing the act in their name

As churchgoers we urge Congress to protect, not deport, the Dreamers by passing the act in their name

We write as people of faith who are either attendees at, or members of, Irvine United Congregational Church. Our progressive Christian faith prompts us to strenuously object to the decision by President Trump to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Terminating DACA means turning our nation’s back on immigrant youth who are valued members of our communities. They were brought to the United States as children and can hardly be seen as responsible for their current undocumented status here.

The consequences of repealing DACA will be severe and profound, putting nearly 800,000 Dreamers at immediate risk of deportation. Indeed, there are many thousands of such...

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