STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP TERMINATION OF DACA – 9/5/17
The Alliance for a Better Community (ABC), a public policy and advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of the Los Angeles Latino community, strongly opposes today’s announcement by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and calls upon Congress to take immediate action to protect the more than 800,000 DREAMers from potential deportation and chart a pathway to permanent legal protection and comprehensive immigration reform. Click here for the full statement.
The Alliance for a Better Community’s (ABC) vision is to ensure a vibrant Los Angeles region where Latinos fully participate in, contribute to and benefit from a prosperous, multi-ethnic community in which families enjoy:
- Full and meaningful participation in civic and economic arenas
- Full access to high-performing schools and increased opportunity to attend college
- Quality healthcare and
- Safe, affordable housing
The mission of ABC is to promote economic prosperity of the Latino community and the Los Angeles region, inclusive of an improved quality of life for Latinos in education, health and civic participation.