Olivia Wilde and Cara Delevingne have a special Thanksgiving request for Ivanka Trump: help the young immigrants.
The actresses shared identical messages for the First Daughter on Thursday, asking her to save DACA or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals children.
“Dear Ivanka, I see you’re following me on Instagram. This Thanksgiving I would be grateful if you use the influence you have to advocate for a CLEAN Dream Act by December,” they wrote.
“Every day that passes without a clean DREAM Act means anxiety and deportation for immigrant youth. 7,901 youth have already lost DACA and 122 more will lose it each day. Thank you and Happy Holidays.”
More than 800,000 young immigrants, known as DREAMers, came to the United States as children and now face possible deportation if DACA is revoked.
Funding for the program, which was created by the Obama administration in 2012 and allows the undocumented immigrants to work and study, is set to expire on Dec. 9.
Wilde and Delevingne asked Trump to convince her father to pass a clean Dream Act, one without additional amendments for things like law enforcement and the proposed border wall.
The American Civil Liberties Union made a similar request.
“Without the Dream Act, the human impact of Trump canceling DACA will be devastating. 800,000 young people will lose their ability to work and support their families and all will be at risk of deportation,” the organization said in a statement.
“These people came to the U.S. as children and America is their only home.”