STATEMENT: Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie Statement on President Donald Trump’s Recent Remarks

Washington, D.C. -- Councilmember Kenyan R. McDuffie issued the following statement on President Trump’s remarks:   “I am disgusted and offended by the President's racist remarks yesterday. Divisive and incendiary rhetoric has no place in public discourse—certainly not coming from the highest elected leader in our country. People who migrate to the United States often make great personal sacrifices in attempting to be a part of the American dream. We should recognize their sacrifices, welcome them, and treat them with the human dignity that we all deserve.”   ###
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McDuffie and CARECEN Statement in Advance of Hearing on Temporary Protected Status and DACA

Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Abel Núñez, CARECEN 202-328-9799 x202 Nolan Treadway, CM McDuffie’s Office 202-445-0361 Washington, DC – Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announces a public hearing before the Committee of the Whole on PR 22-448, the “Sense of the Council in Support of Legislative Action to Protect Dreamers Resolution of 2017,” and PR 22-525, the “Sense of the Council in Support of Legislative Action to Protect Temporary Protected Status Resolution of 2017.” Both resolutions call on Congress to extend protections for recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients as well as for the 350,000 beneficiaries of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for nations currently included in the program. Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, is a temporary, renewable program that provides relief from deportation and access to a work permit…
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