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Sep 15 2017

News · Press Release

These Vulnerable House Republicans Left Town for Recess without Even Signing on to the DREAM Act

Nearly the entire House Republican caucus left Washington for a week-long recess without adding their names to the bipartisan DREAM Act – a bill that would permanently protect and legalize DREAMers currently threatened by President Trump’s Administration. The below vulnerable House Republicans were amongst the Republicans failing to protect DREAMers. Keep in mind, signing on […]

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Sep 8 2017

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BREAKING: Coffman Drops Discharge Petition to Protect DREAMers, Two Days After Stunt Tweets

DCCC spokesman and proud DREAMer Javier Gamboa released the following statement in response to the news that just two days after filing his discharge petition, Rep. Coffman caved to Speaker Paul Ryan and is abandoning his effort to protect the 800,000 DREAMers caught in the crosshairs of President Trump and the GOP’s anti-immigration agenda. “Two days. That’s […]

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Aug 29 2017

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ICYMI: The [House] GOP Wants DACA Dead

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT “Let’s be clear: House Republicans went after DACA the moment it was signed by President Obama, and helped pave the way for President Trump’s mass deportation machine, which is now poised to target DREAMers,” said Javier Gamboa of the DCCC. “House Republicans’ long record of hostility toward immigrants has put […]

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Aug 23 2017

Press Release

2018 WATCH: Trump Likely to Pardon Racist, Potential Shutdown Over Border Wall, GOP Use DREAMers as Bargaining Chip

Shutting down the government  in order to stick American taxpayers with the bill for a border wall that few people actually want is both morally bankrupt and politically stupid. Yet, that’s exactly what President Trump suggested yesterday during his unhinged campaign rally in Arizona. Further cementing bigotry into policy, Trump indicated that he is likely […]

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Aug 18 2017

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ICYMI: DREAMers and Concerned Constituents Rally to #defendDACA & Hold House Republicans Accountable on Immigration Record

This week, the nation watched in disgust as President Trump again apologized for and excused the racist white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville over the weekend. Meanwhile, thousands of DREAMers, concerned constituents, faith and local leaders rallied outside of Republican Representatives’ offices throughout the country to demand the protection of DACA and to hold House […]

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Aug 15 2017

News · Press Release

DCCC Launches Paid Twitter Campaign to #DefendDACA & Mobilize DREAMers and DACA Recipients  

  On the Anniversary of DACA and less than a month before the deadline that Republican Attorneys General gave President Trump to rescind DACA, the DCCC is launching a new Twitter campaign in several of the nation’s most competitive districts with notable Latino populations to encourage people, especially DACA recipients and DREAMers, to mobilize and […]

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Aug 15 2017

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DCCC Statement on the 5th Anniversary of the Implementation of DACA and Day of Action

Today marks the  5th anniversary of the implementation of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), the landmark executive order signed by President Obama in 2012 that has transformed the lives of more than 800,000 law-abiding DREAMers. DACA has allowed these hardworking young people to come out of the shadows, live without the fear of deportation, […]

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Aug 3 2017

News · Press Release

Coffman Admits DACA Position is Purely Political

“A vast majority of representatives wouldn’t want to eliminate the DACA program. It would be a high political cost.” – Mike Coffman, 8.2.17 In a telling interview with Telemundo yesterday, Rep. Mike Coffman admitted that his position on DACA is motivated by the “high political cost.” DCCC spokesman Javier Gamboa released the following statement in […]

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Jun 15 2017

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Democrats Vow to Protect DACA Recipients and Hardworking Immigrant Families on DACA’s 5th Anniversary

With the countless heartbreaking stories of hardworking immigrant families being torn apart, Republican Rep. Mike Coffman’s silence is not going unnoticed Five years ago, President Obama signed Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) into effect — a program that gave young immigrant children (DREAMers) a chance to come out of the shadows, temporary deportation relief, […]

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