Legislation that would give young people living with second-class status and at risk of deportation and family-separation the chance to become U.S. citizens has been progressing for years now, improving its approach and gaining support.
H.R. 6, "The American Dream and Promise Act of 2019," has been passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he won't allow a vote in the Senate.
Click here to email your Senators to insist on a floor vote on the bill that passed the House.
Enough is enough. A society that creates classes of people with varying rights suffers in its entirety. We have a chance to make something called an "American Dream" actually real, enhancing and enriching our society, our culture, and our struggle toward democracy.
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