DALCA includes children who do not have sufficient documents to live in the United States and who moved there with their parents as a child.
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In solidarity with the children of Deferred Action Legal Childhood Arrivals (DALCA) facing extradition from the US President Joe Biden has invited three young Indian-Americans to its Diwali celebrations. DALCA includes children who have America There are not enough documents to live in and who moved there with his parents in his childhood. They can be extradited at any time. There are more than two lakh such children in America, most of whom are Indian-American.
Thanking Biden for the invitation, young Indian-Americans said they were delighted to be part of the ceremony at the White House with President and Vice President Kamala Harris. Deep Patel, Founder, Improve the Dream, said, “We have the honor of attending this Diwali celebrations along with several Indian-American leaders, as well as the President and Vice President. We hope that by the end of the year this problem will be resolved and there will be a light of hope in our lives.
‘We are glad to attend the Diwali reception’
A picture has been shared from the official Twitter handle of Improv the Dream, which reads, “We are delighted to be attended by the President and the Vice President at the Diwali Reception at the White House. Happy Diwali to all!” Improv the Dream’s bio explains that the organization is “an advocacy for Documented Dreamers that is run by young people who grow up as dependents of long-term visa holders, but are not able to work as they age.” The latter face self-deportation at the age of 21.”
Wishing everyone a Happy Diwali! https://t.co/yLF2uJJirG pic.twitter.com/JnZECEZAzQ
— Improve The Dream (@ImproveTheDream) October 25, 2022
‘Proud of us’
Apart from Deep, Praveen Mhatre and Incredible Rajkumar were invited to the Diwali celebrations held at the White House on Monday. Mhatre said, Deepawali has always been a festival full of happiness for me and my family. I am honored to have the opportunity to be there on behalf of Improve the Dream and raise this issue. It is a matter of great pride to meet the South Asian trailblazer at the White House. At the same time, Atulya said, it is a matter of great pride to be invited by President Biden and his administration to the Diwali celebrations. Our presence here shows that the President has heard our stories and cares about us.
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