“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”
The visit to Carrizo Springs, Texas, was led by Rep. Joaquín Castro and included House Democrat Reps. Pete Aguilar, Ilhan Omar, Barbara Lee, Jimmy Panetta, Jennifer Wexton, and Rashida Tlaib.
"I can’t think of a better partner as we rebuild our immigration system," Julie Rodríguez, Biden cabinet member said of Alida García.
The Texas representative also wants to expand Affordable Care Act (ACA) benefits to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients.
Just a couple of days after President Biden issued his 100-day pause on deportations, a Texas judge has blocked the moratorium.
The decision undoes the Trump administration’s massively unpopular policy responsible for the separation of more than 5,500 children from their parents at the U.S-Mexico border.
Each year, migrants face incredible danger trying to cross the border. Hundreds are killed or die because of the harsh conditions.