It turns out protesting in the streets for civil rights might actually accomplish a thing or two. Two days ago, progressive Democrats in Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and other states cruised to victory in off-year elections after a full 12 months of anti-Trump, pro-equality demonstrations.
But equal-rights organizers aren’t letting up after those wins. Today students at Florida International University will walk out of class and join a national coalition of people demanding that Congress pass a permanent version of the DREAM Act, which provides amnesty to undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.
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President Barack Obama’s executive order created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), but Donald Trump ended that program with the stroke of his pen two months ago.
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