Skip to comments.Ocasio-Cortez, Pressley demand action on TPS for immigrants
Posted on 02/12/2019 1:41:39 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Perla Canales, born in Honduras, has been living and working in the U.S. for 26 years under a federal program that temporarily protects her immigration status, but she is worried how long that will last.
Canales, 54, who works as a cleaner at a mall in Staten Island, New York, was one of thousands who went to Washington on Tuesday to call on Congress to enact permanent protections for those in the TPS program.
Approximately 325,000 people have Temporary Protected Status, which is granted to immigrants from certain countries fleeing natural disasters and civil wars, and allows them to live and work in the United States.
Though previous administrations have always renewed TPS protections, the Trump administration has tried to end the program for most of its recipients, including 200,000 Salvadorans, nearly 3,000 Nicaraguans, 57,000 Hondurans, 46,000 Haitians and nearly 10,000 from Nepal and Sudan.
Two House Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, joined the crowd of demonstrators Tuesday in front of the White House.
From Nepal to Honduras, we made a promise that we were going to be a safe haven, Ocasio-Cortez said. We need to make sure that, as a nation, we honor our promises.
TPS is a falsehood, Pressley said. What's temporary about families that have been contributing to this country for decades?
Were here affirming your dignity and demanding that this administration sees your humanity.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, at a March for TPS Justice rally in Washington on Tuesday.
She musta been busy to NOT find time during that 26 years to complete the legal process. “Aye dinint know senor.”
Two words that a Liberal cannot fathom, Illegal and Temporary.
Kick them OUT! Overstay is a crime.
No. What about a safe haven for U.S. taxpayers, who are having uneducated low skilled but prolific mouths foisted involuntarily upon them? Ever think of that, libtard morons? We don’t owe these interlopers a darn thing!
Kick them OUT! Overstay is a crime.
The goal of socialism is communism. Vladimir Lenin.
Back in the 60s I frequented a diner owned by a Greek immigrant(is there any other kind of diner owner). My friends and I thought we were intellectual and wed talk politics sometimes. You like communism? He said once. Being open minded and oh so smart wed say no
not particularly...just discussing different political types . Hed then explain you know what I did with communists in Greece? I take a machine gun and bop bop bop bop bop bop bop. I kill them. They are murdering pigs. Animals. . I shoot them all dead . We thought he was funny and a little nuts. We were after all smart middle class young know it alls. I wish I knew where to find him now. Id shake his hand and tell him how right he was and how ignorant, towards the realities of what those people really are, we were.
They are always bitchin about something
My dog and I just marched the neighborhood for dog treats justice.
She wants an answer? There it is.
Further clarification: No. Go back where you were born.
AOC is a stooge being pushed out spouting crap, while the rest of the herd is testing out just how much they can get away with.
She is in for a big fall at some point.
Do I feel sorry for her?
Nah, I don't think so.
Shout “New Green Deal” at her and laugh
She’s “worried” about how long a temporary program will last, after twenty six (26) years?
I think she got her money’s worth. Boo friggin’ hoo.
He attends a lot of 2A rallies; is a great motivational speaker against Communism. He's quite a character, in the nicest way possible.
besides no and hell no, cortez gets the flying fickled finger of fate
GTFO! Both of them! We don’t need that treacherous Cortez broad either! Go live where your parents originated!
yea they think they were here first eating beans and killing all in their way, therefore they deserve what our ancestors and us built,,time for war if we cannot stop them, if the law in the country will not react on behalf of the people the people will have to start protecting themselves, and the best defense is a strong offense..pray for peace
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