Monthly Archives September 2017

Trump’s Decision to End the DACA Program Is a Blow to Our Nation’s Values and Future This statement can be attributed to CLASP Executive Director Olivia Golden. Washington, DC, September 5, 2017—Today President Trump announced his decision to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in six months. In so doing, he has chosen to uproot the lives of over 800,000 young people who have received two years of renewable work authorization and a temporary reprieve from deportation since the program’s inception in 2012. As a result, current recipients will eventually lose their DACA status and hundreds of
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KRA Cares! A Message from the President & CEO

Labor Day honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made, and continue to make, toward the prosperity, stability, and strength of our nation. This weekend, millions of Americans will be having a festive time…food, fun, family and friends… reminiscing about summer’s end. However, for 13 million of our neighbors in Texas, Louisiana, and three other Gulf States…as well as their family and friends across the county and around the world…this Labor Day will long be remembered as a time of suffering and pain. Torrential rains, devastating winds, and widespread flooding have so far taken 40 lives,
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