President Trump put the lives of millions of people-- who have lived, worked, and contributed to our communities and economy for years--in limbo when he ended their legal right to stay in the country.
We fought back and now there's a bill to protect Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status (TPS) holders, and Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) from deportation and being separated from their families--the Dream and Promise Act of 2019!
Here are a few ways you can TAKE ACTION to protect families.
Sign the petition to demand your elected officials provide permanent protection for Dreamers and people with TPS and DED. Or text DREAM to 802495.
Tell the person answering the phone that you want your senator to support the Dream and Promise Act to provide Dreamers and people with TPS and DED permanent protection and a roadmap to citizenship: 1-888-204-8353
Show your support for the Dream and Promise Act. Tweet to your followers.#DreamAndPromiseAct would provide permanent protections for Dreamers, TPS & DED holders who have spent years building this country. That's why I'm joining @iAmericaAction in the fight for #DreamAndPromiseNow
Surgical technician I.T. was the first college graduate in her family. While #DACA has provided her with many opportunities, she lives in fear of being deported to a country she does not know. For I.T. and millions like her, #HomeIsHere
T.W., an orthopedic surgeon & former NFL player, was 3yo when he came to the U.S. with his family fleeing political unrest in Nigeria. #DACA allowed T.W. to achieve his medical career & remain with his wife. For T.W. and millions like him, #HomeIsHere.
For 20 years, janitorial supervisor E.M. has lived in the U.S. and contributed to his community. His wife and two U.S.-citizen children are the world to him. For E.M. and millions like him, #HomeIsHere.
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TPS holders and supporters bravely shared their stories about why a permanent solution is urgently needed. Share their stories on Facebook:
Perla Canales, TPS holder
Yatta Kiazolu, DED Holder and PhD Candidate at UCLA
Roxette Villegas, Registered Nurse
Lillian Cabral, Emergency Room Supervisor