National Hispanic Media Coalition on Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017

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National Hispanic Media Coalition on Trump Administration's Decision to End DACA

Today, Alex Nogales, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Media Coalition, released the following statement on President Trump's decision to rescind DACA: "This shameful president and his racist Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, have decided to terminate the DACA program, and rather than do it themselves, they have thrown the issue to Congress to decide how it is going to be done. There are approximately 800,000 DREAMers that will be affected by this callous action, 200,000 here in California, the vast majority Latinos. And this terrible news is sure to demoralize these young people, our kids, who are among our best and brightest. To them we say: Be strong, we're with you, and we'll fight with you to keep you here, safe and sound. Stay strong."


The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is the media watchdog for the Latino community, ensuring that we are fairly and consistently represented in news and entertainment and that our voices are heard over the airwaves and on the internet. We exist to challenge executives and influencers throughout the entertainment and news industry to eliminate barriers for Latinos to express themselves and be heard through every type of medium. NHMC works to bring decision-makers to the table to open new opportunities for Latinos to create, contribute and consume programming that is inclusive, free from bias and hate rhetoric, affordable and culturally relevant. Receive real-time updates on Facebook, Twitter @NHMC and Instagram @NHMC_org.]]>

National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a woman-led 501(c)(3) non-profit civil and human rights organization that was founded to eliminate hate, discrimination, and racism toward the Latino communities.
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