Zev Porat

Friday, August 9, 2013

Illegals target GOP in town halls...

During the August recess, a DREAM Act advocacy group intends to target Republican Representatives at town hall events to pressure them into supporting immigration reform legislation that will most likely be pending before them when they return to Washington in September. 

The DREAM Action Coalition (DRM Action) is urging activists to attend town halls throughout August in at least 30 states, even in heavily Republican districts, to ensure their concerns get aired.  

Breitbart News reporter Lee Stranahan attended a pro-immigration reform town hall, hosted by Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee (D-TX), in Houston last week and noted how important it was for opposition forces to show up at town hall events. Stranhan reported "the anti-amnesty calvary didn't arrive" at the Houston event; "while hundreds of pro-reform voices filled Houston's City Hall, only three adults showed up to make the case against the deeply flawed, nation-altering comprehensive immigration reform proposal."


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