For Immediate Release
MoveOn Statement On Senate Immigration Debate
WASHINGTON - Statement from Corinne Ball, MoveOn Campaign Director:
“As the Senate is poised to start debate on the humanitarian crisis Donald Trump caused when he cruelly ended DACA, here’s what every sitting Senator should remember: Americans want the Dream Act—not cruel deals that go against basic American values. Bargaining with Dreamers’ lives, attempting to trade their ability to work and live freely in the country they call home, and further emboldening ICE to terrorize their communities and break up families is an unacceptable and immoral compromise. We elect Senators to not only stand against the policies that we abhor but to fight for the things that we believe in.
“It’s beyond time for the Senate to introduce and pass a bipartisan Dream Act, and MoveOn members will continue calling for and fighting for its passage until immigrant youth have the protections they so desperately need.”
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