Chairman Crowley Statement on Failure of Trump Immigration Bill

February 16, 2018
Press Release

(Washington, D.C.) - House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement after the Senate voted to reject President Trump's immigration proposal:

"The Senate overwhelmingly rejected President Trump's cruel and illogical immigration proposal today. Americans and lawmakers on both sides of the political divide want to secure the futures of DREAMers in a reasonable and humane way. President Trump’s demands fail to meet that standard.

“Speaker Ryan and Leader McConnell now have a decision to make: Are they content with their legacy being that they were nothing more than a cog in President Trump's deportation machine. Or will they have the courage to protect DREAMers and do what's right?"