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So proud of the #DACA recipients who are meeting with @POTUS today. The sense of urgency has never been greater for our families. I also want to take this moment to highlight the #Dreamers who are graduating medical school today.
My friend, @DenisseRojas26 is graduating from @IcahnMountSinai. She’s about to be Dr. Denisse Rojas, all while doing so much advocacy to break down barriers for immigrants pursuing healthcare careers. She inspires me every day! 🎓⚕️🩺cc: @PHDreamers
And then there’s, Julio Ramos. I had the privilege of sharing part of Julio’s story in this piece I wrote:

👉🏽americanprogress.org/issues/immigra…
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NEW❗️on #DACA from @claudsDC @NSvajlenka highlights the critical role that the program continues to play for hundreds of thousands of #Dreamers, their families, and our communities. #HeretoStay #WeAreHome 🧵
Read the stories of #DACA recipients here 👉🏻americanprogress.org/issues/immigra…
Any day now, a federal judge in #Texas will rule on #DACA, a policy that allows certain young immigrants who arrived to the U.S. as children to access a renewable, 2-yr work permit and a reprieve from deportation. maldef.org/2021/03/texas-… @MALDEF
#DACA has allowed recipients to put their skills and abilities to full use, giving them a greater sense of stability. More than 83% of previously surveyed DACA recipients reported that increased earnings has helped them become “financially independent.”
americanprogress.org/issues/immigra…
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My office stood up to the Trump administration every time it tried to trample the rights of New Yorkers and Americans across the country. 
 
We worked tirelessly to challenge this administration's illegal attacks — and we successfully stopped some of its most dangerous ones.
We successfully:

✅Protected #DACA and the right of #Dreamers to live here.

✅Preserved the integrity of the #2020Census & stopped the citizenship question.

✅Defended access to the Trusted Traveler Program.

✅Guarded the health coverage of millions who depend on the #ACA.
➡️Took dozens of legal actions to protect the environment, including over 70 actions in 2020 alone.

➡️Stopped attacks on the #USPS and attempts to undermine our election. 
 
➡️Protected women’s constitutional right to an abortion and reproductive care.

and so much more.
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Thread. My life in pictures. Four years of this. Over. Thank the Goddess. Marching for immigrant rights after the hateful Muslim ban, marching for freedom of the press. Marching against the hateful T***p regime. 2017 was an activism year that didn’t stop. 1/
Every January, a Women’s March. Not this year! 2/
Marched to see his taxes. Marched against his 1.5 trillion dollar tax scam, rammed through by #MoscowMitch in the middle of the night. 3/
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This is the #DemPartyPlatform for 2020. This part is called: Making Higher Education Affordable and Accessible
Only one party understands that everyone should be able to earn a degree beyond high school, if they choose to, without money standing in the way. 1/10
#Democrats believe that everyone should be able to earn a degree beyond high school, if they choose to, without money standing in the way. 2/10 #DemPartyPlatform #MakeCollegeAffordable #EducationForAll
That is why we will make public colleges and universities tuition-free for students whose families earn less than $125,000—roughly 80 percent of the American people. 3/10
#DemPartyPlatform #EducationForAll
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No es lo mismo un #CheektoCheek que un #têteàtête.

AMLO - TRUMP: #CheektoCheek

Abro 🧵
 
La relación bilateral entre 🇲🇽 y 🇺🇸 se tradujo en una relación unilateral.

Amenazas y mano dura por parte de @realDonaldTrump hacía México para lograr sus objetivos.
El Gobierno mexicano mantuvo cierta “estabilidad” en la relación con EE.UU., cediendo a las peticiones de la #CasaBlanca, siempre y cuando Trump no se metiera en asuntos internos de México.

Los pilares entre ambos países fueron: migración, comercio y seguridad.
1) 2015: En campaña, Trump: ¨Cuando México envía a su personas, no envía a las mejores. Están enviando gente con muchos problemas. Están trayendo drogas, crimen, son violadores y algunos asumo que son buenas personas, pero yo hablo con guardias fronterizos y eso tiene sentido”.
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A 🧵 on #immigration and a new administration. As a @JoeBiden administration and Congress prioritize battling the pandemic and fostering an economic recovery, both parties must recognize that #immigrants, standing shoulder to shoulder with native-born Americans, ...1/11
..are essential to those efforts. The new administration need to work from the outset to reunite families separated at the border, begin rebuilding the #refugee and #asylum systems the Trump administration dismantled and roll back draconian and nativist restrictions on ...2/11
..legal #immigration. Human dignity, family unity and the economy of the US are at stake. Longer-term and together with Congress, the new administration should implement #immigration policies that help workers, families and the economy to recover from the COVID-19 crisis. 3/11
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This is the #DemPartyPlatform for 2020. This part is called: CREATING A 21ST CENTURY IMMIGRATION SYSTEM
Only one party understands that Immigrants make America stronger. Not only do immigrants support us—immigrants are us. The other party leaves a legacy of cruelty. 1/19
#Democrats will support legislation to ensure that no president can enact discriminatory bans ever again. 2/19 #DemPartyPlatform #immigrationreform
#Democrats will reinstate, expand, and streamline protections for #Dreamers and the parents of American citizen children to keep families together in the communities they have long called home.
3/19 #DemPartyPlatform #immigrationreform #DACA
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📌 Datos notables de la jueza #RuthBaderGinsburg:

📣 Jamás faltó a ninguna audiencia oral a pesar de la fuerte quimioterapia que recibió durante años por tres tipos de cáncer.

👉🏻 Tampoco lo hizo en 2010 tras la muerte de su esposo.
🇺🇸 El 18 de junio, #RuthBaderGinsburg votó junto con los cinco magistrados que apoyaron la continuidad de #DACA para más de 650,000 #dreamers.

#RBG #RBGRevolution #RBGRIP
📌 En 2012, #RuthBaderGinsburg publicó otra de sus opiniones más remarcables cuando defendió la constitucionalidad del #Obamacare.

👉🏻 También apoyó la potestad del Congreso de adoptar leyes de beneficencia social.
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Happening now! Cornyn War Room and America’s Voice Host a Press Call Calling Out @JohnCornyn's #DACA Con. Follow along for updates.
.@FrankSharry: "@JohnCornyn wants to fool Texas business leaders and Texas Latino voters- almost all of whom support a pathway to citizenship for #Dreamers- that he is on their side..." #DACA
.@_mariocarrillo_: "We need principled leadership, not offensive Spanish-language ads that lie to our community." #DACA
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I have never cried so much - #Dreamers #DACA #undocumented #immigrants We need to find our heart again as a nation. #DemConvention #dignity #respect #humanity
"Immigration is our origin story." AMEN @BarackObama #DemConvention
#Immigrants get the job done. We are MADE of immigrants. "Out of many, one." Welcome the stranger. Period. (Don't TELL me you're "religious" if you are not for protecting the stranger) #DemConvention
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We'll be live tweeting the #DemConvention again tonight to provide updates on immigration policy commentary.

And to see @KamalaHarris, of course. #DemocraticConvention #HadEnoughTrump
.@kerrywashington: "If we are going to undo the damage that has been done, if we are going to finally realize the dream, we the people have to get involved." #DemConvention #DemocraticConvention #DNC2020 Image
Estella: "Every day that passes, you deport more moms and dads and take them away from kids like me." #DemConvention #DemocraticConvention #Immigration Image
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The Unity Task Force set #democratic policy & legislative goals on #ClimateChange, healthcare, the economy & #jobs, criminal justice, education, & #immigration. vox.com/21317850/joe-b…
@AOC & @JohnKerry chaired Unity Task Force on the #ClimateCrisis. It set a national goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions for all new buildings by 2030 & eliminating carbon pollution from power plants by 2035, in addition to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
"I think we actually made far more progress than I think I even anticipated,” Sunrise Movement co-founder Varshini Prakash told Vox, because many of the advisers on #ClimateChange nominated by #Biden were "equally amenable to ambitious action as many people on the #Bernie side.”
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Happening now! Press call on the Trump administration's signal to end #DACA in the recent DHS memo. Advocates will discuss the implications on immigrants, TPS holders, and Dreamers. Follow along for updates.
.@sanaashine: "They have essentially said 'it doesn't look great for us to deport immigrant youth this year, but maybe we can try again next year if we get four more years in the White House.'" #DACA #Dreamers #HereToStay
Andrea Anaya: "There is a lot of anxiety that comes with living undocumented... The threat of deportation is right in our faces. Trump wants us to live in fear." #DACA #Dreamers #HereToStay
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America’s Voice Election 2020 Weekly Digest: check out this week's election storylines at the intersection of electoral politics and immigration.

bit.ly/3hSOkeQ
"#DACA on the ballot this November... This should be troubling news for the GOP given that in poll after poll, approximately four out of five Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want #Dreamers to remain in the U.S. permanently."
A new poll from @amprog shows "Americans recognize the important contributions that immigrants are making to combat the pandemic, and—by large margins—support granting legal status and a pathway to citizenship for essential workers."

bit.ly/3k0pgEs
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.@SenatorDurbin: "Republicans and Democrats in Congress need to come together to compel the President to immediately comply with the Supreme Court mandate." #DACA #HomeIsHere Image
.@SenatorDurbin: "I am losing my patience for these young people. We know their circumstances... They grew up living here thinking it was home. And it was home." #DACA #HomeIsHere Image
.@SenatorDurbin: "The Trump administration is knowingly avoiding and violating the order of the Court." #DACA #HomeIsHere Image
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.@FWDus President @TheToddSchulte issued the following statement today after the Trump Administration issued a new memo to radically slash #DACA protections, setting the stage to end DACA if Trump is re-elected: fwd.us/news/fwd-us-st…
“To start: it is critical that everyone acknowledge the dangerous situation in which President Trump has been operating: He has, for weeks, remained in open defiance of the Supreme Court by refusing to accept new #DACA applicants.” — @TheToddSchulte
“Now today, the Trump Administration announced plans to move ahead on a two-step plan to kill #DACA, while pretending otherwise. First, they will move to radically reduce DACA benefits effective today...” — @TheToddSchulte
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So ends a political career which proudly included, among many other things:

-voter suppression
-harsh drug prosecutions
-going absurdly hard on cannabis
-knowingly causing lifetime trauma to kids at the border
-trying to deport #DREAMers

Couldn't have happened to a worse person
Sessions could have retired yrs ago on his record as a racist paleoconservative Senator, but he'd had one career goal since the year I was born: running immigration enforcement.

Trump granted his wish, on the condition Jeff eat Trump's shit like it was Sunday dinner. So he did
Sessions was obsessed w/denying those brought to the US as children their #DREAM, and carried a unique hatred for the #DREAMAct. He lobbied Trump for the privilege of ending #DACA. And he happily designed Trump's family separation policy.

What does this man have against kids?
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President Trump said Friday he'd issue an Executive Order on #DACA that will give #Dreamers a "Road to citizenship". @RepZoeLofgren, Chair of the Immigration and Citizenship subcommittee says eeeeh, probably not. She calls President's reversal on DACA "Baffling" #NexstarDC
Congressman @RepJimmyGomez on working w/ Republicans on #DACA #Dreamers. #NexstarDC
Some Republicans broke w/ President Trump and said absolutely no, calling an E.O. on #DACA amnesty...Georgia Republican @RepBuddyCarter says he'd have to see it first. He says he welcomes immigrants but "we want them to do it the right way." #Dreamers #NexstarDC
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AL AIRE | Dr. @Antonio_OrtizM, senior Vice President @ASG en Washington analiza con nosotros la visita de #AMLO a #Trump en la Casa Blanca.

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AL AIRE | Dr. @Antonio_OrtizM, senior Vice President @ASG en Washington: "Tenemos que ver el legado político que se deje; el trabajo que ha hecho la embajadora @Martha_Barcena y debe seguir manteniendo puentes de relaciones entre ambos países" bit.ly/WRadioAlAire
AL AIRE | Dr. @Antonio_OrtizM, senior Vice President @ASG en Washington: "No es la forma en que se ha trabajado las relaciones políticas; pero el mensaje que mandó ayer el presidente Trump del retorno de #Dreamers será una afectación directa para #AMLO " bit.ly/WRadioAlAire
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Across the country, #DACA recipients celebrated their hard-fought victory at the Supreme Court and highlighted the need for Congress to act swiftly and pass the Dream and Promise Act. Our fight is far from over — #Dreamers need permanent protections. #HomeIsHere #HR6
Kenia, a Colorado #Dreamer, describes her reaction upon learning the news of the Supreme Court’s decision on #DACA: “I feel like I can breathe again, just a huge sigh of relief. I feel so grateful and blessed.” coloradoindependent.com/2020/06/18/dac… via @COindependent #HomeIsHere #HR6
“It’s an amazing decision but the fact is we need a permanent legislative solution for #DACA recipients & the rest of the undocumented population in this country & that’s on Congress.” @AceOutWide, #Dreamer & Communications Coordinator @DefineAmerican #HR6 msnbc.com/msnbc/watch/da…
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Happening now! @SenatorDurbin is asking for unanimous consent to pass the American Dream & Promise Act which would provide a path to citizenship for #Dreamers.

Follow along for updates. #DACA #HereToStay #DreamAct Image
.@SenatorDurbin: "This woman risks her life every day for the pandemic. Can we, in the Senate, risk ourselves politically?" #DACA #HereToSTay
.@SenatorDurbin: "It is a high standard but it's one they are prepared to meet- and they should be able to meet- to become part of America's future."

#DACA #Dreamers #HereToStay Image
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I hear the dog whistle again. This time against Hispanic Texans. When will @JohnCornyn learn? I encourage every Democrat to join me in condemning John Cornyn’s race baiting. (1/?)...
Using @BetoORourke and @JulianCastro and @JoaquinCastrotx in this way is just a dog-whistle to the farthest of the right, the the racists and the segregationists within his own party and within America.
Minority groups are just a tool to John Cornyn--groups he can point to and say "look what I'm going to do!" But, of course, Cornyn never does anything. People have a misconception John Cornyn has done something for Hispanic, Latinx, and Tejano communities in Texas. He has not.
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Once again, @GreenhouseLinda, captures the essence of the matter. The #DACA opinion was a bigger deal than highlighting a lawless process for dealing an important issue; it was a recognition of the reliance issues that #Dreamers face and matter. nytimes.com/2020/06/19/opi…
As @GreenhouseLinda noted, Roberts emphasized that the program affects not only the #Dreamers, but also their families, “including their 200,000 U.S.-citizen children,” “employers who have invested time and money in training them” and state and local governments.
The sad coda is that this message is not being heeded by the federal government and there is now a renewed effort to end the program and deport the #Dreamers. We must remain vigilant and fight this effort. nytimes.com/2020/06/19/us/…
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