CHICAGO — As the daughter of Mexican immigrants and a proud natural born citizen of the United States of America, I stand with the DREAMers and I call on President Trump and members of Congress to affirm that America is still lifting the lamp beside the golden door and not punishing good people for the actions of their parents. America is not just a country; it is the greatest idea ever created. A place where dreams can become reality given hard work and some luck along the way. DREAMers represent the best among us; valedictorians and honor roll students; future doctors, lawyers, and teachers; and veterans who have risked their lives for their country which they call the United States of America. The reason that nearly a million people in America came out of the shadows and registered under DACA was because of a promise by the American government not to target them for deportation. To violate that contract now with productive members of American society would be to turn our backs on the principles of fairness that make this country great. I urge Congress to immediately get to work on correcting this wrong.