Blumenauer Calls on President Obama to Do Everything He Can to Protect DREAMers

November 21, 2016
Press Release
Washington, DC — Today, Congressman Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) joined the call of his colleagues, asking President Obama to do everything he can before Donald Trump become president to protect DREAMers, those brought to the United States as children and registered in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
“As we prepare for the Thanksgiving holiday, I'm thinking of the children and families who are afraid of being be torn away from their homes, schools, or places of worship under a Trump presidency,” said Blumenauer. “I am joining my colleagues in asking President Obama to do everything he can to protect DREAMers before Donald Trump takes office. These are young people, and they are scared. We must show compassion.”