Obama to Honor Illegal Immigrant Activists As “Champions of Change”
President Obama’s White House will honor illegal immigrant activists at a ceremony Tuesday.
Two activists with the group Mi Familia Vota Education Fund will be honored as “Champions of Change” at a special White House ceremony.
Fernanda Zaragoza-Gomez, 19, a Colorado Mi Familia Vota canvasser, and Steven Arteaga Rodriguez, a Texas activist with the group, are both “DREAMers” who began their activism careers after applying for and gaining Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a program established by Obama to provide living and working status for undocumented young immigrants.
The activist group, which has offices in six states, works for the goal of “expanding the electorate” through “direct, sustainable citizenship, voter registration, census education, GOTV and issue organizing in key states.”
While the White House is teaming with law enforcement officers, no arrests are expected to be made Tuesday.
Who would they be arresting: : the DREAMers or the POTUS?
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