UltraViolet on the Elimination of DACA Protections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 5, 2017

CONTACT: Brett Abrams | 516-841-1105 | brett@unbendablemedia.com

UltraViolet on the Elimination of DACA Protections

Statement from Nita Chaudhary, co-founder of UltraViolet, a leading national women’s organization:

“President Trump’s decision to eliminate legal status for the more than 800,000 brave young  immigrants who call America home is immoral and wrong.  Whether it’s by launching a wholesale attack on America’s immigrant communities, pardoning racist criminal sheriff Joe Arpaio, or defending white supremacist violence in Charlottesville – Trump has made it clear that he stands with the white supremacists inside and outside of his Administration. 

“This decision is a betrayal of American values. And it places additional hardships on immigrant women. Without legal status, young women will become vulnerable not just to deportation but to sexual, domestic, and employer abuse.

“It is time for Republicans to choose which side of history will they stand on. Are they going to protect the nearly 800,000 young people who want a life of dignity and respect or will they stand with Trump and the white supremacists pushing to kick hundreds of thousands of young people out from the only home they’ve ever known?”

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