Force Obama to act on deportations: “[In 2013] at least a dozen local jurisdictions — including the state of California, which passed the TRUST Act — broke ICE’s hold and started to create a bright line that separates local law enforcement from the federal deportation dragnet… [In 2014] more states will follow California’s example… And as local wins beget larger wins, the president will need to respond with any of the immediate steps he could enact without Congress today: ending the 287(g) program, terminating S-Comm, expanding DACA, revising the Morton memos that guide discretion. And with all of that in motion, if Congress is wise, they’ll stop using immigration as an election issue and finally decide it’s better to have it as an accomplishment as well.” – Marisa Franco, national organizer for National Day Laborer Organizing Network

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