DREAMers Play Human Chess at Congressman Coffman's Office

DREAMers Play Human Chess at Congressman Coffman's Office

After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in early September that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program would be rescinded, DREAMers and their supporters around the country pleaded with their representatives in Congress to stay in the U.S. And on Thursday, September, 21, some Colorado DREAMers took to Congressman Mike Coffman's office to play a game of human chess, which symbolized their desire for Coffman to stop "playing games" and sign onto a Congressional Hispanic Caucus' Dream Act petition, which the group will introduce on Monday, that would force a vote on the DREAM Act. The DREAM Act includes a path to citizenship for DREAMers. All photos by Brandon Marshall.




After U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in early September that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program would be rescinded, DREAMers and their supporters around the country pleaded with their representatives in Congress to stay in the U.S. And on Thursday, September, 21, some Colorado DREAMers took to Congressman Mike Coffman's office to play a game of human chess, which symbolized their desire for Coffman to stop "playing games" and sign onto a Congressional Hispanic Caucus' Dream Act petition, which the group will introduce on Monday, that would force a vote on the DREAM Act. The DREAM Act includes a path to citizenship for DREAMers. All photos by Brandon Marshall.



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