Nelson asks senate to help DACA kids by week’s end
U.S. Congress

Nelson asks senate to help DACA kids by week’s end


After President Trump suspended the President Obama’s executive order granting temporary residency for 800,000+ DACA kids, the clock keeps ticking for the U.S. Congress to pass bipartisan immigration legislation that the president can sign into law, and make those kids legal residents.

One of the staunchest supporters of the Dream Act, Florida Senator Bill Nelson (D), took the senate floor to call for his colleagues in the that chamber to come together and find a “reasonable and bipartisan agreement “on DACA legislation by weeks’ end.

They only know America as their country, and we owe it to them to enact permanent protection and a path to citizenship. –Sen. Bill Nelson

“The Dreamers need to know that we appreciate them, and now we are going to turn that appreciation into law,” said Nelson.

While both Republicans and Democrats support legislation addressing DACA kid and their parents who brought them here illegally, Republicans want the immigration debate to be specific to DACA and not a broader immigration reform measure. Democrats on the other hand want to address the entire immigration reform issue.

Javier Manjarres

Lauren Baer
U.S. Congress
Lauren Baer could be the candidate Democrats need to defeat Rep.Mast
According to her campaign website, Baer is a resident of Palm Beach Gardens where she [...]
Matt Gaetz
Florida PoliticsU.S. Congress
Department of Justice scraps Obama-era pro-legal marijuana measure
One of Sessions former colleagues in the senate, Senator Cory Gardner (R), who [...]
charlie crist
U.S. Congress
Democrats Murphy and Crist cross the aisle, vote to end government shutdown
The final House vote on the CR was 260-150.