"He is waiting for his mother to come to this country. We've been applying for her for three years." Protesters at the White House told Media Matters for America why they're calling for #NoMuslimBanEver, and why the news media needs to talk about how right-wing xenophobia hurts real people.
Anti-Immigration Conservatives Flip Out Over Trump-Dem Deal Reports
Anti-immigration conservatives flipped out over news that President Donald Trump made a deal with Democratic leaders on immigration.
Following dinner at the White House on Wednesday night, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that Trump had agreed to legislation that would save the country's 800,000 Dreamers from deportation. The U.S.-Mexico border wall― a central Trump campaign promise― was not part of this deal, they said.
Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer Say Trump Has Agreed To A DREAMer Deal
Just a week after Democratic congressional leaders secured a favorable deal with President Trump on the debt ceiling, budget, and disaster relief funding, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Wednesday they'd gotten something much bigger: an agreement on DREAMers.
If you have five minutes, you can help 800,000 people
Since President Trump announced the end of DACA on Tuesday, thousands across the country have spoke out and taken to the streets to defend DREAMers. While President Trump gave Congress six months to act, it's critically important that we don't let up the pressure. Here are three things you can do to #DefendDACA going into the weekend: