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First protected DREAMer is deported under Trump

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Yesterday, news broke that 23-year-old Juan Manuel Montes, a DACA recipient who has lived in California since he was 9, was detained by immigration agents and deported in Feb.; despite the fact that he was granted deportation protections twice under Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, he was detained, and within hours of his detention, he was back in Mexico. HE is the 1ST known DREAMer with active DACA status to be deported, but several otherS recipients  been detained, too. Trump has repeatedlysaid he would not deport DACA recipients claiming, “I do have a big heart.”  Steve King (R-IA), who you may remember from his “somebody else’s babies” tweet, was quick to celebrate Juan’s deportation.  Here’s what you can do: Sign this petition demanding #JusticeForJuan.

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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