DACA Response — March For Science Chicago
The March for Science Chicago opposes the cruel decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). The Dreamers are not only scientists, researchers, teachers, but friends, family, and loved ones.
Those protected by this act put their faith into America, they put their faith into us: their American community. They are here through no action of their own. We need to show up and ensure that America fulfills its promises; they are here to stay.
We ask our community to unite with those who have been defending DACA and take action..
Attend a rally locally to voice your public opposition to rescinding DACA:
This rally is being merged with the press conference below, so as not to put any additional organizing burden on the…www.facebook.com
Contact your members of Congress and demand that the DREAM Act is passed:
“Hello, my name is [first name last name]. I’m a constituent from Illinois, [zip code]. I don’t need a response. I am opposed to ending DACA, and I strongly encourage the Senator to do what it takes to pass the DREAM Act. Thank you.”
Share the stories of those who have spoken out:
Biomedical researcher Yuriana Aguilar, a postdoctoral fellow at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois, is feverishly…www.sciencemag.org
It's been nearly five years since president Barack Obama signed the executive order known as DACA, Deferred Action for…www.npr.org
College and university leaders expressed deep concern Monday about what an imminent Trump administration policy shift…www.washingtonpost.com