“We know President Trump wants to end the program because the majority of the people who come to America on Diversity visas are from sub-Saharan Africa and it has always been on the hit list of the anti-immigration movement.”
Announcement comes in response to Cleaver and Gutiérrez’s letter requesting Private Prison CEO’s back serious criminal justice reform efforts
This is still a major emergency even though it is fading from the headlines on the mainland.”
“The last thing the people need right now is a fat cat lining his pockets with money because they are well-connected when that money should be saving lives.”
“People kept asking me, no matter where I went, they said, ‘Where is FEMA? Where is the help that we expect from the most powerful and richest nation on the earth in this moment of despair?’”
“There is something very fishy about the Whitefish deal. I have been here 25 years and this doesn’t pass the smell test.”
“We are getting nothing that moves us closer to passing the DREAM Act or putting DACA recipients in a safe place and instead we are getting the same old recycled bills from the anti-immigration lobby’s wish list.”
Washington, DC – This morning, Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (D-IL) issued a statement on today’s markup of two bills related to immigration in the Judiciary Committee. One is an agricultural worker bill introduced by Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), the other is a mandatory E-Verify bill introduced by Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX). Rep.