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FEATURING BARBARA HERNANDEZ – President Donald Trump signed a temporary spending measure on Monday, ending 3-day federal government shutdown and deferring the difficult task of immigration negotiations for a few more weeks.

Senate Democrats, whose votes are needed in order to pass a spending bill, were attempting to use their leverage to demand a DREAM Act after Trump ended the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program last year. The end of DACA has left hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants in legal limbo.

While the high profile negotiations over a so-called “clean” DREAM Act had stalled government, Dreamers in Southern California showed up outside the gates of Disneyland on Monday. They temporarily blocked the entrance to the popular tourist destination with signs that read “No DREAM, No Deal,” among other things. One of the activists who participated in the action is my guest Barbara Hernandez.

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Barbara Hernandez, member of the OurDREAM Coalition.

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