Boiseans to rally in support of Dreamers

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A rally in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in Idaho will be held on the Capitol steps Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10 a.m.

Hosted by the DACA Committee of the Idaho Organizing Project and the Idaho Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence, the goal of the rally is to defend DACA recipients–known as Dreamers–and petition congressmen to support immigration reform.

DACA supporters at rally held on Aug. 15, 2017. Photo by Axel Quartarone and Taylor Humby.

The rally is being held just days after President Trump announced the rescindment of DACA and according to the “#HereToStay: Defend Idaho Dreamers” Facebook page, 837 Boiseans are planning to attend and over 2,500 are interested.

Fructoso Basaldua, a senior sociology major, will be in attendance. According to Basaldua, the rally will serve to inform spectators about all that DACA was and will be highlighted by the addition of personal testimonies.

All interested parties–whether Dreamers or allies–are welcome and are encouraged to join.


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