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PRESS CALL: New Policy Matters Ohio Analysis About Economic Impacts of Dreamers in Ohio

 

***MEDIA ADVISORY***
TOMORROWDecember 21st
10:30am ET
DIAL IN: 866-831-8713; VERBAL PASSCODE: OHIO

Cleveland, OH — As the fate of the nation’s “Dreamers” — young immigrants who grew up in America and know no other home — will soon be decided by Congress, Policy Matters Ohio is releasing a new analysis about the economic contributions they are making in Ohio.

On a press call tomorrowThursdayat 10:30am Eastern, Daniel Ortiz of Policy Matters Ohio will discuss this latest analysis, and Elvis Saldias will provide his personal perspective as an Ohioan with DACA status.

WHO:

  • Daniel Ortiz, Outreach Coordinator, Policy Matters Ohio
  • Elvis Saldias, a DACA recipient from Columbus, who grew up in rural Northwest Ohio
  • Lynn Tramonte, Director of America’s Voice Ohio (Moderator)

WHEN: TOMORROWDecember 21st at 10:30am ET

DIAL IN: 866-831-8713PASSCODE: ‘’OHIO”

Background: President Trump recently terminated the DACA program, leaving the future of America’s Dreamers in the hands of Congress.  For more on DACA, Dreamers, and the legislation needed to resolve their status, read this America’s Voice Immigration 101 piece.