Marco Saavedra sacrificed his own freedom to demand the immediate release of the low-priority detainees found in detention centers across the country whom could be spared from deportation simply by applying prosecutorial discretion. He is right. Not only will releasing non-criminal to low-level offenders reunite families, it will save the United States
a ton of money.
In July 2012, Mr. Saavedra took bold and heroic actions as he and his team of freedom fighters was intentionally detained to shed light on the shortcomings of the newly implemented
Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, commonly termed, the “Dream Act.” Read more