Asian American Lawmaker Speaks Against Immigration Bill

Asian American Lawmaker Speaks Against Immigration Bill

Gene Wu, an Asian American lawmaker speaks against immigration bill SB4. SB4 would require local police to ask immigration status and racially profile. Local law enforcement could face punishment if they fail to comply with federal immigration law. Gene Wu speaks out against this bill, showing a strong front for immigrants in his Texas district, Chinese Americans, and those across the United States.

In his speech, Gene Wu shows the disparity of immigrants in America’s past, by telling how the Japanese were placed in concentration camps after World War II, whereas the German’s were not. Why the discrepancy? Because the Japanese simply ‘looked different’. Is this what our immigration laws are truly based on? Comment below with your thoughts.

 

Source: AJ+

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