Futures in Jeopardy, ‘Dreamers’ Get Backing of Big Names and Businesses

“Hundreds of thousands of young people’s lives are on the line,” said Laurene Powell Jobs, whose organization, Emerson Collective, paid for some of the television commercials and arranged the celebrity involvement. “That requires us to find new ways to engage audiences that don’t understand the threat these young people are facing.”

In September, the Trump administration, saying that Mr. Obama had abused his authority and circumvented Congress to create DACA, announced it would begin phasing out the program in March. President Trump also urged Congress to find a legislative remedy to replace it.

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Evangelical Christians supporting the Dream Act were arrested Tuesday as they demonstrated outside the office of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan.

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