Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes his fight for a comprehensive immigration reform directly to Donald Trump's door.
The rising democratic socialist star did not let a little rain stop her from joining a crowd protest calling on the Trump administration to allow immigrants in the
News Democrats to direct the audience and said, "We are here to make sure all TPS receivers become permanent members of the United States. ] FROM IMMIGRATION LAWS, THAT THEY ARE "NATIVE" TO THE UNITED STATES
"We are fighting for the long-term principle and the long-standing that the people who built this country live in this country.
"And we are part of the long long struggle for the people whose hands built this country, honored and respected in the United States of America."
Ocasio-Cortez's remarks drew bowl from the audience. Rope. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Also spoke at the rally and said she hoped the White House could "see humanity" in TPS holders, according to The Hill.
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The event was organized by the National TPS Alliance.
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TPS is a program that allows some immigrants who have fled armed conflicts or natural disasters – such as from El Salvador and Haiti – to live and work in the United States for a limited time.