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State of the Union 2018: Meet the 6 Oregon 'Dreamers' attending Trump's first address

January 30, 2018
In The News

As President Donald Trump prepares to deliver his first State of the Union address, Oregon Democrats have invited six “Dreamers” to Washington D.C. in hopes of putting a face to the more than 800,000 young men and women whose deportation protections are on the line starting March 8 if Congress doesn’t extend the Obama-era program or come up with a permanent fix by then.

All six of the state’s Democratic senators and representatives will be accompanied by Oregonians who were brought to the U.S. by their parents as children. Rep. Greg Walden, the state’s lone Republican on Capitol Hill, has not announced a guest although he’s said he is sympathetic to the plight of Dreamers.

These are the six Dreamers who have been invited to the 2018 State of the Union address by the state’s Democratic delegation: