On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the administration’s decision bring an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
DACA has allowed nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrant youth, brought to the United States as children, to obtain work permits, attend school, and contribute openly to our economy without fear of deportation.
By ending DACA and its protections, the administration will again make DREAMers vulnerable to deportation or detention.
President Trump has issued an executive order halting admission of all individuals, whether immigrants, refugees, or visitors, from certain "terror-prone countries" until the administration can implement a program for "extreme vetting."
President Trump has announced plans to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a deeply misguided means of addressing the very real challenges facing our immigration system. Urge your Members of Congress to support immigration reform that is truly comprehensive, and that reflects our values as Americans and as Reform Jews.
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