Schumer Statement On House Passage Of Legislation To Protect Dreamers, TPS And DED Holders

June 4, 2019

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer today released the following statement regarding the House passage of legislation to protect Dreamers and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) holders:

“Communities across the nation are experiencing the fear and consequences of President Trump’s decision to rescind DACA and TPS for individuals who are American in every way except on paper. Now that the House has passed legislation to provide certainty for Dreamers and TPS and DED holders contributing to communities across the nation, the Senate must act; this cannot be yet another piece of critical legislation buried in Leader McConnell’s legislative graveyard. The American people have made clear we ought to take decisive action on this critical issue and pass the American Dream and Promise Act without delay.”