Message from Columbus City Council on DACA
City Council releases the following statement on the Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:
City Council represents one of the most ethnically diverse cities in Ohio. The
cultural richness of our neighborhoods and businesses is what makes our City
vibrant and prosperous.
is why we are calling on elected officials across the country and in the
nation’s capital to stand in support of Dreamers. Children who were brought to
the United States as immigrants and protected under the Deferred Action for
Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program deserve the opportunity to fulfill the dream
their parents envisioned.
its inception, DACA has protected approximately 800,000 children who were
brought to the United States illegally, through no fault of their own.
need to ensure we have inclusive paths to citizenship that are accessible to
people of all ages. This will continue to foster the American dream.