Our Congressmen voted to deport DREAMers

Today Congressmen Mark Amodei (NV-02) and Joe Heck (NV-03) were booed as they voted on an amendment that would lead to the deportation of undocumented students (known as DREAMers) and other immigrants who have committed no crimes.

 

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Congressman Heck and Congressman Amodei were booed on the House floor as they voted to deport DREAMers

 

It is a misuse of immigration enforcement resources to target students and immigrant members of our community who are otherwise law-abiding residents. Voters are depending on Congress to come up with a bipartisan solution to our broken immigration system; this hostile move just muddies the water and calls into question Congressman Amodei and Congressman Heck’s sincerity.

 

On Friday June 7th we are hosting an immigration reform meeting in our Las Vegas office. We are also calling Nevada voters next week while the Senate debates the immigration reform bill, S744. Plan to join us and learn more about the campaign to win a pathway to citizenship that keeps families together.

 

Passing comprehensive immigration reform is not going to be easy. Help us fight for the 11 million undocumented individuals living in the United States. They deserve a chance at the American Dream and the dignity of living in the United States out of the shadows, and unafraid.

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