I support the Dream act. I oppose separating children from their families. I oppose putting children in cages. I recognize the importance of immigration. Visit any hospital – you will notice immigrants -- Doctors and technicians who immigrated to the U.S. Visit orchards and farms you will see immigrants. Our food system needs immigrants. Immigrants help the economy and contribute greatly to our GDP. Immigrants are good for our community and our State.
My mother was born in the United States to an immigrant (non-citizen) mother. We have immigration laws but we must remember that we are a country built by immigrants. People in the 99th House District are reminded, because the district includes the Saginaw Chippewa Indian reservation, that they are Anishinaabek (original people) everyone else came later