By 2010, deportations under President Obama had reached record levels: families separated, young people robbed of their future and public safety threatened by a system that is broken.
The Change Takes Courage Campaign urged President Obama to keep families together by:
- Ending the deportations of parents of citizen children, DREAM-eligible youth and military veterans;
- Discontinuing ICE programs that undermine the public safety of all communities;
- Strengthening protections for all workers.
Rep. Gutierrez at March 31 press conference launch of “Change Takes Courage” Campaign”
Pt. 1 March 31 press conference launching “Change Takes Courage” Campaign, featuring Eva Millona, a member of FIRM’s executive board, DREAM student Anngie Gutierrez, and mother Maria Bolaños
Pt. 2 of the press conference, featuring Reps. Grijalva, Schakowsky, Ellison, and Chu