Republican Members of Congress Call on Speaker Ryan to Protect Dreamers

On December 5, 2017, Representatives Scott Taylor (R-VA) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) were joined by 32 Republican members of Congress in calling on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to pass a permanent legislative solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients before the end of the year.

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Here is a list of Twitter handles for the representatives who signed on to this letter to include in your tweets!

  • Approximately 22,000 #DACA recipients are losing protection from deportation and work permits right now because President Trump ended DACA. Until March 5, 2018, more than 850 will lose protection every week that Congress fails to pass legislation to protect #Dreamers. After that, the number will skyrocket. #DreamActNow
  • @SpeakerRyan, 34 Republican members are asking for a permanent legislative solution for #Dreamers before the holidays. #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • Thank you @RepNewhouse and @RepScottTaylor for urging @SpeakerRyan to pass a legislative solution for #Dreamers before the holidays! #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • #Dreamers contribute to our communities and economy. 34 Republican members [OR LINK TO SPECIFIC REP HANDLE] agree[s] that Congress must pass a permanent legislative solution to protect them from deportation before the holidays. #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • #Dreamers are American in every way except #immigration status. Thank you [INSERT REP HANDLE] for agreeing that we need a permanent solution before the holidays. #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • #Dreamers came here as children and should not be deported to countries they barely remember. These Republican Representatives agree that we need a legislative fix before the holidays. #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • With their hard work, perseverance, and deep community roots, #Dreamers make our country stronger and better. Now Congress must work hard to protect them from deportation before the end of the year. #DreamActNow http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • #Dreamers are students, doctors, engineers, and teachers. They contribute to our economy and our communities and we must pass a legislative solution to protect them before the holidays. http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv
  • Thank you [INSERT REP TWITTER HANDLE HERE] for urging @SpeakerRyan to pass a legislative solution for #Dreamers before the holidays. Reaching across the aisle to protect Dreamers is the right thing to do. http://bit.ly/2iqMCVv

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Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17120500.

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