Booker, Menendez Condemn Trump Decision On DACA

Booker, Menendez Condemn Trump Decision On DACA


By:  Virginia Citrano
My Verona NJ

 

Two of Verona’s three representatives to Washington have issued statements condemning President Donald Trump’s decision today to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA.

“President Trump promised to do right by our nation’s DREAMers, but with this decision he has chosen once again to cloak his presidency with a white nationalist flag instead of the diverse fabric of our multicultural American society,” Menendez said. “By ending DACA, the Trump Administration is making a mistake of historic proportions for which our nation will pay dearly both in economic and moral capital. DREAMers are the motherhood and apple pie of the immigrant community and they’re a critical part of the solution to our many challenges as a country. Declaring open season on these model citizens – as General Kelly likes to call them – is cruel, inhumane and simply un-American.”

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