Immigration

Trump's base goes ballistic over DACA deal

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.

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3 Simple Things You Can Do To Defend DACA Today

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:
  1. CALL YOUR LEGISLATOR ABOUT PASSING THE DREAM ACT: Use https://dreamacttoolkit.org/ to contact key legislators about protecting DACA and http://standup.indivisibleguide.com/ to contact your specific legislators about passing the DREAM Act.
  2. ATTEND A RALLY: Find an event this weekend through United We Dream http://weareheretostay.org/attend-an-event/
  3. SHARE THIS IMAGE: United We Dream compiled the five most important things for DREAMers to know about DACA. Share it widely.