This just the beginning….
Immigration reform NEEDS to be done by the Congress, not just every Democratic President only to be undone by the next Republican in the White House…
Past President’s have failed in their efforts at this….
Adding it to the Biden bill is a good move….
Republicans won’t be happy…
But they aren’t happy anyways since their chief knucklehead lost and is going on trial AGAIN…..
There ARE gonna be more things added to the bill that have nothing to do with Biden’s effort to deal with the pandemic and economy….
At least more American citizens would help the government collect more taxes and improve the economy….
It IS part of Biden’s goal with the bill!
A group of 100 lawmakers led by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Saturday called for House leadership to offer a pathway to citizenship for undocumented essential workers, Dreamers and temporary protected status recipients in its upcoming coronavirus relief package.
Democrats are moving forward on a massive coronavirus relief package in the coming days that could require they use reconciliation to advance it in the Senate without GOP support. And with Democrats and immigrant advocates looking for immediate opportunities to offer legal protections for undocumented immigrants, the relief package has emerged as a top route.
“As you continue to work on assembling a COVID-19 reconciliation package and begin work on an economic recovery and jobs package, we urge you to include a pathway to citizenship for essential immigrant workers, Dreamers, and TPS holders, as well as their families,” the group of Democrats wrote in a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth, shared first with POLITICO.
“The inclusion of these protections is not just a necessity for economic recovery, it is an issue of economic and racial justice for communities that have been the most vulnerable to the crisis and left out in previous relief packages,” they added….