Thank you to the more than 50,000 people who called in during the National Call-in Day for Dreamers!
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was implemented in 2012 and rescinded in 2017. USCCB supports DACA youth and has advocated for the DREAM Act in the years it was introduced in Congress. Below are some resources, including backgrounders and letters of support from past and present USCCB Chairs of the Committee on Migration.
NEW!!! Family Reunification/Dreamer Toolkit
Postcards to send to your members of Congress to show your support for Dreamers
Comparison chart between potential DACA & Dreamer Legislation
Background on the Dream Act 2017
Action Alert in Support of the Dream Act of 2017
Background on the Differences between the DREAM Act and BRIDGE Act
Previous Statements on DACA and the Dream Act:
DREAM Act of 2017 Letter of Support to Representatives, here is a PDF Version of the letter Supporting the DREAM Act
DREAM Act of 2017 Letter of Support to Senators
USCCB Statement Urging President to Maintain DACA – August 30, 2017
USCCB Statement on DREAM Act – September 12, 2017
Joint BRIDGE Act Letter of Support from USCCB and Catholic Charities USA – January, 2017
USCCB Statement of Support on DACA Youth – June 15, 2012
Individual Bishops’ Statements on Dreamers