“Eighty percent of America supports the Equality Act. Eighty percent of America has no idea who the fuck Neera Tanden is,” said one major Equality Act booster.
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Tanden’s fate was sealed when Sen. Joe Manchin announced he would not support her appointment to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
“If President Biden cares about reuniting families, why is he reopening a detention center to hold immigrant children?” asked an advocate from American Friends Service Committee.
Paul was later admonished by committee Democrats for being disrespectful to Dr. Rachel Levine, the first transgender person to be nominated for a Senate-confirmed position.
The bigger concern among education unions isn’t so much the substance of the guidelines as much as whether Congress will provide the funding to make them happen.
The Citizenship Act of 2021 would open wide new pathways to citizenship, but as one immigrants rights advocate said, “we have lived through many broken promises on immigration.”
Biden comforted a 7-year-old at a Tuesday event and by proxy tried to soothe a nation worried sick about the coronavirus and its consequences.