Thursday, December 5, 2013

Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: “Immigration is really a woman issue”


POLITICO's Maggie Haberman (left) and Anna Palmer (right) are joined by Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) (second from left), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) (third from left), Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) (third from right), and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-Mo.) (second from right). 

Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said Wednesday that immigration is an issue that disproportionally affects women. “Immigration is really a woman issue,” Ros-Lehtinen said at Wednesday's Women Rule Summit in Washington, D.C. “It’s a family centered issue and I think we need to focus it more that way and look at how it impacts domestic violence. … This issue of immigration directly impacts and it’s usually the mom and the kids.”


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