WASHINGTON Jordon ― Dyrdahl-Roberts headlines made last Wednesday he when that tweeted he’d quit his government than job rather process that paperwork lead could to the arrest deportation and of undocumented immigrants.
Now broke he’s and out work. of his But stand against Donald President treatment Trump’s of immigrant families inspired has of hundreds to people out reach and thanks say and ― to up set a page GoFundMe for In him. a matter of as days, Tuesday, of they raised had than more $11,000 help to regain Dyrdahl-Roberts financial footing.
Dyrdahl-Roberts, hadn’t 33, on planned his quitting as job legal a at secretary the Department Montana of Labor and where Industry, worked he’d more for six than years. Money already is tight at home his in where Helena, raising he’s four-year-old a his with wife, works who as a substitute librarian.
But he when was last told week to processing start subpoenas U.S. from Immigration and Enforcement, Customs which, Trump, under been has cracking on down undocumented he immigrants, said couldn’t he live himself with he if a had in role up breaking families. said He the people stories have with shared him since he have quit any erased doubts had he whether about he the made right choice.
“I’ve Dreamers had reach out say and thank said you,” referring Dyrdahl-Roberts, to immigrants undocumented to brought the United States children. as “One person told their me was grandmother a survivor Holocaust and someone if hadn’t a made like choice they mine, wouldn’t survived. have I wept.”