Marco Cervantes and Maria Alejo were arrested about an hour ago at Rep. Mel Watt’s office in Charlotte, NC. The dreamers were at the office supporting the efforts of Norma, mother of Luis Leon who is one of the dream 9 still detained at Eloy Detention Center in Arizona. Norma, Luis’s community and friends are seeking the support of Rep. Mel Watt who has said he supports dreamers in the past. Why is he turning his back on the #dream9 now?


Marco Cervantes is a dreamer and undocumented youth leader from Chapel Hill, NC.


Maria Alejo is a dreamer and an undocumented youth leader from Raleigh, NC.

A total of 42 representatives, including Rep. David Price, have endorsed the #Dream9 and have called on President Obama to #BringThemHome and release them from Eloy Detention Center.