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CMC board votes to publicly stand for immigration reform

Jan 10, 2018

Credit Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College (CMC) is considering adopting a resolution in support of immigration reform. If all seven of the college's trustees sign on, it'll be official.


The resolution the board is voting on extols the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which were the Obama-era protections for immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

 

It states the college’s own DACA students are “dedicated, hard-working, a vital part of the workforce and local economy,” and that it is “morally and economically imperative” for Congress find a solution to keep these young people, otherwise known as DREAMers, in the country and put them on a path to citizenship.

 

The deadline for the vote is Friday.