Thank you for joining us in advocating for permanent legislative solutions for Dreamers.
URGENT: Call now to support a legislative solution for Dreamers! Call your representatives using our simple call tool HERE.
You can write to your Senators and Representatives and ask them to support Dreamers here.
For in-district and Washington DC Congressional meetings:
- Click this link for a short guide for meetings with Senate and House offices.
- Click this link for a map of Capitol Hill.
- Please give us feedback and fill out this form after your meetings. Here’s a printable version of the form.
Helpful facts and resources about Dreamers, DACA and why a solution is urgent:
- The urgency of a legislative solution for young undocumented immigrants was recently raised dramatically when the Trump administration announced in a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) memo that it would end DACA on September 5. After March 5, 2018, DACA recipients will be susceptible to deportation and no longer be able to renew their work permits. Here is a summary of the DHS memo rescinding DACA on September 5.
- A helpful one pager about why a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers is urgent here.
- An estimated 3.3 million young, undocumented immigrants would potentially be eligible to apply for conditional permanent resident status under the Dream Act of 2017, according to the Migration Policy Institute.
- Talking points about Dreamers, which are also included in the short guide for congressional meetings.
- An infographic explaining why Congress needs to fix DACA before March 5, 2017.
Center right and other leaders speaking out in support of Dreamers:
- National security experts, law enforcement leaders, veterans, members of Congress and other leaders agree: Congress must pass legislation to protect Dreamers as soon as possible.
- More than 3,450 pastors and evangelical leaders believe Congress must protect Dreamers.
- A collection of quotes from faith, business, and law enforcement leaders who support Dreamers and the Dream Act of 2017.
- State-by-State DACA Fact Sheets.
- A Wall Street Journal Editorial encouraging Congress to act for Dreamers.
- Data and talking points regarding bipartisan support for the Dream Act and opposition to deportation.
- Report on how the Recognizing America’s Children Act would lead to a major boost to the economy.
Bills introduced in Congress
There are three main bills that have been introduced in Congress that would provide a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers and you can find summaries by clicking the links below.
- The Dream Act of 2017 introduced in July 2017 in both the Senate and the House.
- The Solution for Undocumented Children through Careers, Employment, Education, and Defending our Nation Act (SUCCEED Act) introduced on September 25, 2017 in the Senate.
- The Recognizing America’s Children (RAC) Act introduced on March 9, 2017 in the House.