September 18, 2017 / Media
To rebuild a country defined by the decency it offers every proud man, woman or child who is blessed to call this nation home. Where strength isn’t measured by who you prey on, but who you protect. Where greatness isn’t just a show of muscle but of mercy. Where we understand that a nation cannot be powerful if its people are powerless.
Austin, TX -- The Washington Post reports, “While parts of Texas are still submerged from the historic flooding wrought by Hurricane Harvey, four members of Congress who represent the state voted against sending it billions in federal disaster aid.”
It is time for Congress to act. Dreamers deserve a fair shot, and the freedom to give back to the only nation they have ever called home. I'm asking you to contact your members of Congress and demand they pass a clean DREAM Act. Will you pledge to do that for me?
Austin, TX -- Texas Republican Ken Paxton has called DACA recipients, “millions of unlawfully present aliens” and believes that a country without DREAMers would make our nation safer.
Austin, TX -- Republican President Donald Trump has announced the repeal of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.