If You're Outraged By Trump's DACA Decision, Here's What You Can Do To Help Recipients Like Me

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 03:08:56 AM. If you can spare one hour of your day, your actions might make a difference.
Now that the president has announced the end of DACA, you might be wondering what happens next. The announcement presents an opportunity to mobilize and push Congress to pass immigration reform so the 800,000 DACA recipients will be protected. If you can spare one hour of your day, your actions might make a difference. Let The White House Know How You Feel (15 Minutes) Leave a comment here to let the president know how much you disagree with his decision to end DACA. Here is a sample comment: Mr. President, As an American citizen, I am appalled by your decision to terminate protections for 800,000 DACA beneficiaries who pay taxes, attend our colleges and universities, and contribute to our communities as doctors, lawyers, teachers, social workers and business owners. Your decision could reduce the U.S. GDP by more than $400 billion over the next decade. I urge you to work with Congress to pass a legislative solution that will ensure the protection of those affected by your decision to terminate DACA. After you have submitted a comment, call the White House and leave a message at 202-456-1111. Contact Your Member Of Congress (30 Minutes) First, find your representative and senators here. Just enter your zip code and click on their names to obtain their contact information. Second, pick up the phone and call each one of them. You can ask to speak with the staffer in charge of immigration policy or just leave a message. Here is a sample script: Hello, My name is ____, and I am...Read more
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