WASHINGTON, DC – Today, FWD.us President Todd Schulte signed onto a letter led by the Coalition for the American Dream urging Republican and Democratic House and Senate leadership to work urgently to pass a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers. The Coalition’s membership includes more than 100 employers and trade associations spanning a variety of U.S. industries, from retail to manufacturing to tech, that represent more than half of American private sector workers. CEOs from Facebook, Coca Cola, Verizon, Apple, Microsoft and GM, among many others, also signed the letter.
The letter can be found here. FWD.us President Todd Schulte issued the following statement on the release of the letter:
“FWD.us is proud to join this distinguished group of business leaders and entrepreneurs calling on our elected leaders to pass without delay a permanent legislative solution for Dreamers.
“The lives of more than a million individuals have been thrown into the chaos due to the actions of the Trump Administration, and FWD.us strongly believes that Congress must take urgent action to protect Dreamers and TPS holders. These hardworking, talented individuals ‘are our friends, neighbors, and coworkers, and they should not have to wait for court cases to be decided to determine their fate when Congress can act now.’ The overwhelming majority of Americans across the political spectrum agrees that we should protect Dreamers from deportation, and this crisis r