Dozens of Jewish Americans activist arrested at DACA protest in D.C.


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Several dozen Jewish American activists were detained when they demonstrated on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, demanding Congress pass legislation to protect Dreamers and DACA. A coalition of groups – Religious Action Center of the Reform movement, Bend the Arc, the Anti-Defamation League and more gathered. Joined by Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children, the protesters chanted ‘Let my people stay.’ Ted Deutch and Debbie Wasserman Schultz, both Democratic members in Congress who identify as Jewish, came to give their support to the group as law enforcement arrested protesters. Sitting on the Russell Senate Office Building floor, the group handed out a petition demanding.


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