Thomas A. Saenz

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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Tom Saenz is President and General Counsel of MALDEF, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

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President Trump tweeted today, "Congress, get ready to do your job — DACA!"

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