"The Southeast Immigrant Rights Network joins immigrant communities in celebrating a significant and historic victory. After nearly a year and a half of Congressional inaction, President Obama is using his legal authority and the moral imperative to implement a deferred action program that will provide temporary relief to up to 5 million immigrants and allow them to live with dignity and without fear. This tremendous victory is the direct result of immigrant communities and grassroots organizations bravely stepping forwards and refusing to remain silent about the devastating impact of this country’s inhumane immigration policies. Today we honor the thousands of undocumented immigrants who at great risk to themselves have stood up and demanded Not One More deportation. Their persistence and resilience got us here today and it is their example that will lead us forward..." Click here to read the full statment from SEIRN.