Thursday, June 23, 2016

DACA/DAPA families deserve Congressional action on immigration reform

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Senator Catherine Miranda released the following statement on the split decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on United States vs. Texas:

Sen. Miranda
"I am deeply disappointed with today’s U.S. Supreme Court 4-4 split decision on the United States vs. Texas case regarding DAPA and the expansion of DACA. The hopes and dreams of countless immigrant families hung on this decision. Their future is now unclear," said Senator Miranda.

"As disheartening as this is, we must stand united against the divisive rhetoric and policies that sprout from many across the aisle. It is imperative that Congress finally act and pass a comprehensive immigration reform. Its lack of action on nearly anything, particularly on President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee, had a direct effect on this decision. Its continued lack of action in favor of partisan obstructionism will only keep damaging the fiber of American families they are sworn to protect.

"Through unity and determination we must continue to utilize all available resources in order to create change. We will continue to push. The fight will go on."