Brooklyn Lawmakers On The Move June 16, 2017
Clarke’s Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Of DACA Program
Congresswoman Yvette Clarke
Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke (D-Crown Heights, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Brownsville, Sheepshead Bay) is celebrating the fifth anniversary of the Deferred Actions for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program.
DACA was established in 2012 by President Barack Obama, as an immigration policy that allows certain illegal aliens who enter the country as minors, to receive a renewable two-year period of deferred action from deportation and eligibility for a work permit.
“Since DACA was created in 2012, more than 750,000 young women and men have used the program to expand their participation in our civil society, …