A Constitution Day discussion of DACA and Immigrant New Yorkers

September 22, 2017

On Monday, September 18, the MMC community celebrated Constitution Day by hosting immigration experts and advocates for a discussion of the recently announced suspension of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the DREAM Act.

Farrin Anello of the ACLU of New Jersey, and Sue Jacquez and Maria Garcia, both social workers affiliated with the NYC school system, gave an overview of recent legal developments and their effects on the lives of families in New York and across the country. Those of you who couldn’t make it or  those who came but want to learn more, find resources, or get involved may find the following links of interest.