Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Campaign 2020: Beto O'Rourke Issues Immigration Policy Statement

CNN reports that Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has unveiled his immigration policy plan, arguing that his border roots make him the best candidate to roll back Trump administration policies and bring major changes to mhes to immigration.odernize the US immigration system.The plan takes a three-pronged approach: (1) rescinding "inhumane" Trump administration policies such as family separations at the border; (2) convincing Congress to pass better immigration laws, including a legislative solution for the so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the US as children; and (3) investing $5 billion in Central America to help address the root causes of migration.

The Beto O'Rourke campaign website outlines an immigration position statement.

Candidate Julian Castro also has outlined an immigration plan.  No other Democratic candidate to this point has outlined a detailed position on immigration.  


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