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Supporters to rally across nation for law allowing children of immigrants to stay in U.S. (TX)
Wednesday, November 08, 2017
- The Dallas Morning News
Supporters to rally across nation for law allowing children of immigrants to stay in U.S.
"Rallies and school walkouts are expected Thursday in as many as three dozen locations in a loosely coordinated effort to urge lawmakers to legalize hundreds of thousands of immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
In Dallas, supporters will demonstrate outside the offices of Republican Sen. John Cornyn. School walkouts are also expected at some campuses.
“We’d like [Sen. Cornyn] to step up and cosponsor a clean DREAM ACT,” said Erik Burgos, current president of the immigration-focused North Texas Dream Team and a 29-year-old DACA recipient. But “at the end of day, there will have to be some type of compromise, whether the border wall ... or something else” to get such legislation passed, he said..."