MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Two Minnesota politicians were back in the state Sunday to voice their support for DACA — Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.
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Sen. Tina Smith and Rep. Keith Ellison spoke at the Hennepin County Government Center.READ MORE: What's The Risk Of Getting COVID On A Plane?
Smith says she’s going to work along Ellison to keep Dreamers here in the U.S.
“I will join the fight for the DREAM Act that will create a pathway to citizenship for our Dreamers,” Smith said. “The DREAM Act has bipartisan support in the Senate. And I am hopeful that working together, Democrats, Republicans, activists, advocates and Dreamers, we can get this done.”MORE NEWS: DNR: Early 'Fish Kill' On Minnesota Lakes Isn't Cause For Alarm
Ellison’s office says over 800,000 Dreamers have had assurance they can live and work without fear of deportation since 2012.