Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. ET, Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) will held a press conference alongside groups and allies to introduce legislation to protect the legal status of 320,000 Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients and push for passage of the Dream Act.

Following the news conference, advocates delivered Thanksgiving-themed cookies shaped like turkeys to dozens of senators and representatives, along with petitions signed by 25,000 people in support of the DREAM Act and protecting TPS recipients. They also delivered personal stories of gratitude for immigrants from people in every state.