Abbott’s lawsuit hurts Texas
This week Texas Attorney General (and Governor-Elect) Greg Abbott announced that he is leading seventeen states to sue President Obama for his November 20th executive action providing administrative relief on immigration. In doing so, Abbott has demonstrated a disregard for the 66% of Texans who support comprehensive immigration reform.
In a state with 1.6 million undocumented immigrants, President Obama’s action will provide long awaited relief for Texas families. Half of all Texas construction workers are undocumented. These workers contribute to our communities and economies, and they should be treated with respect. Instead they have lived for years in fear …
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1st Step Forward
For far too long, our communities have suffered because of a broken immigration system. This system has torn apart families and left children without parents to love and care for them. It has wasted vital resources on deporting hardworking individuals who pose no threat to our society. And it has left honest businesses unable to compete as companies take advantage of undocumented workers by paying poverty level wages and cutting corners in worksite safety.
Last night, President Obama took an important first step in repairing this system. Because of his action, millions can now step out of the shadows to …