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Clarke Slams Trump’s Immigration Framework


WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Clarke released this statement following the release of the Trump Administration’s immigration framework:

“The Administration’s discriminatory, anti-immigrant framework would hold DREAMers hostage to its extremist vision of border security. It would also cruelly attacks Black and African immigrants by eliminating the diversity visa lottery program which serves as one of the main sources of immigration from Africa. As if that were not enough, it would also curtail family reunification and it fails to provide a plan forward for TPS and DED-eligible individuals.

“This combination of cuts shows that the Administration is not yet serious about attracting bipartisan support and still does not value immigrants of color.”

“The promise of America is that people from all backgrounds will be able to thrive. This plan denies that promise.”