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Posted on: October 5, 2017

City Council approves Resolution 2017-59 in support of the DACA Program

City Council Approves Resolution 2017-59: In Support of the DACA Program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and a Path to Permanent Legal Status for Dreamers

The Lafayette City Council is committed to fostering and ensuring equity, social justice, and freedom from persecution, and is committed to protect the human rights of all its residents.

The Lafayette City Council calls on all people, governmental, business and nonprofit agencies, and institutions in Lafayette and our surrounding communities to come together to urge the Administration and Congress to keep the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in place, ensuring protection of these young people.

Resolution No. 2017-59 also calls on the Colorado Delegation, Congress, and the President to support the passage of the Dream Act, to ensure the protection for the children or undocumented parents and to permanently address the legal status of DREAMERS in such a way as to allow them a path to permanent United States citizenship.

Resolved and passed on October 3, 2017.  

VIEW THE FULL TEXT of Resolution No. 2017-59 .....
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