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HBA-DC Sends Letter to Senators in Support of DACA and Bridge Act

Monday, March 27, 2017  
HBA-DC, on March 27, 2017, sent a letter to Senators Durbin and Graham in support of DACA Recipients and the Bridge Act. 

"The Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Colombia (“HBA-DC”) writes to express its steadfast support for Senate Bill (S.B.) 3542, the Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (“BRIDGE”) Act. The HBA-DC has long supported efforts for comprehensive immigration reform that include a pathway to citizenship. We understand the urgent need to protect more than 700,000 individuals who have been protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program, and the many more who are eligible for it, from the threat of deportation. We laud your efforts and urge you to move the BRIDGE Act legislation forward, as part of a long term strategy passing comprehensive immigration reform. The BRIDGE Act is a necessary first step in a longer path towards addressing our broken immigration system and the people negatively impacted by it...."

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