WASHINGTON --(ENEWSPF)--December 12, 2016 - Sen. Richard J. Durbin of Illinois and Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina introduced the BRIDGE Act, a bipartisan bill to extend three years of protection of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients and DACA-eligible DREAMERS, people who came to the United States as children. The bill also is cosponsored by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Jeff Flake (R-AZ).
The following statement can be attributed to NEA President Lily Eskelsen García:
“The BRIDGE Act represents our values and rich tradition of welcoming and embracing aspiring Americans . . .