DACA: What You Should Know & What You Can Do

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45's decision to end DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy established by President Obama in 2012, is receiving some major backlash both in and out of the political arena. We've rounded up some required reading on DACA, what you need to know about it, what you can do and what could happen next. 

If you need a primer on DACA and DREAMers, this article from NPR is a great way to bring yourself up to speed. 

If you haven't heard or read President Obama's statement on Trump's controversial decision to end DACA, you'll want to read the full text of his statement here.

If you need to get yourself fired up to do something about this mess, Chelsea Handler made a compelling case on her show the other night. Watch it here.

If you want to know what else you can do and how to make your voice heard, check out the Dream Act Took Kit, We Are Here To Stay and FWD.Us, which all provide resources and tools for taking action.

Finally, if you want to know how Congress might be able to save DACA, check out this piece from NPR.

 

 

Emily Davis