Massachusetts Bishops Urge Congress to Act on DACA

They are known as “Dreamers”.  However, their dreams have fast become a nightmare.  Last week President Trump terminated the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program established five years ago by the Obama Administration.  The President’s decision puts at risk, for deportation, the lives of approximately 19,000 Massachusetts residents and another 780,000 individuals across the country.  Each of these young individuals faces a traumatic and frightening future.  See full statement here.