“I AM THE CHILD OF IMMIGRANTS WHO FLED TO AMERICA TO ESCAPE TYRANNY AND FIND FREEDOM. WE ARE A NATION OF IMMIGRANTS. WE NEED SECURE BORDERS, BUT WE ALSO NEED TO REMEMBER THE PRINCIPLES OF INCLUSION AND ACCEPTANCE THAT MADE AMERICA GREAT.”
“IMMIGRANT FAMILIES SHOULD BE TREATED FAIRLY AND WITH DIGNITY. AMERICA SHOULD NOT BE TEARING APART IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TO ENFORCE UNFAIR AND DISCRIMINATORY IMMIGRATION POLICIES.”
We need comprehensive immigration reform with a roadmap for citizenship for those already in the country who follow the rules and contribute to our economy.
Deporting children who grew up in America is cruel and wasteful. We need to create a pathway to residency for those who qualify for DACA and DAPA.
The work visa system needs to be reformed by requiring transparency and prosecuting those who commit fraud.