Today in Bakersfield, Salinas & Fresno
Local DACA recipients, community members respond to
Trump’s ‘heartless and immoral’ action rescinding DACA
Responding today to President Trump’s “heartless and immoral” announcement of him rescinding Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) will be local DACA recipients, UFW Foundation, community members and their allies in Bakersfield, Fresno and Salinas.
UFW President Arturo S. Rodriguez said in a statement, “Overturning DACA will needlessly break up the lives of 800,000 brave young adults who are working or going to school—and contributing to America. Many are farm workers who feed this nation or their sons and daughters. They are also doctors, lawyers, researchers, students—all of them supporting America. This is the only home most of them have known. Those who once shared their personal information with the government will now find themselves easy targets. Taking DACA away from them so Donald Trump can try to deport them is heartless and immoral.”
Bakersfield: 10:30 a.m., UFW Foundation: 238 18th Street, Suite 10, Bakersfield, CA 93301
What: Press event in response to Trump’s DACA Announcement, followed by rallies at Congressman Valadao’s and Kevin McCarthy’s district offices.
Who: United Farm Workers Foundation, UFW President Arturo S. Rodriguez, Dolores Huerta Foundation, Faith in the Valley, CHIRLA, Youth 2 Leaders, Radio Campesina and community members
Salinas: 11 a.m., UFW Foundation: 427 Pajaro St., Suite 3, Salinas, CA 93901
What: Press event in response to Trump’s DACA Announcement
Who: United Farm Workers Foundation, UFW, Radio Campesina and community members
Fresno: 11 a.m., Robert E. Coyle Federal Building: 2500 Tulare St., Fresno, CA 93721
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