JCPA Teams Up with Dreamers, Latino Organizations, and Jewish Activists to Call for Immediate Passage of Dream Act
by Haya Luftig
January 19, 2018
As part of a week of escalated action in support of the Dream Act, JCPA and its partners took to Capitol Hill to urge immediate passage of legislation that would protect over 800,000 Dreamers, whose permits are expiring daily.
- Action Alert: Continue contacting your members of Congress by calling 1 (888) 778-6856 or by clicking here to write your members today! Urge them to pass a clean Dream Act now.
- On Wednesday, JCPA’s Tammy Gilden spoke at an historic Latino-Jewish press conference on Capitol Hill with 140 Dreamers, joined by Rep. Grijalva (D-AZ), Dreamers Monica Sibri and Jose Trujillo the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and the Hispanic Federation, as well as the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the JCRC of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation.
- Click here to watch the full press conference.
- Click here to read Milwaukee JCRC Director Elana Kahn’s inspiring reflections.