More Than 1,400 Organizations and Individuals Voice Their Support for DACA
For a list of the Center for American Progress’ top recent resources on DACA, see: “Resources on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” by the CAP Immigration Team
On November 12, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the lawfulness of the Trump administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Over the past seven years, DACA has protected more than 825,000 undocumented immigrants from deportation and helped them to pursue their American dream. DACA recipients are our friends and neighbors, our family members and our coworkers; the United States is their home. It’s no surprise, then, that more than 1,400 organizations and individuals signed on to amicus briefs in support of DACA. They include a group of bipartisan current and former members of Congress; governors and states; and former immigration and national security officials, along with higher education institutions, Fortune 500 companies, religious groups, and national associations—just to name a few. For every one signatory to a brief opposing DACA, there are 72 in support. Scroll through this graphic to see all the signatories.
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