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art by Favianna Rodriguez

Art by Favianna Rodriguez

“ You cannot uneducate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore. ” – César Chávez, UFW

Presente.org Statement on Corker-Hoeven Amendment

June 21, 2013

"The curent direction of the immigration reform discussions in the Senate has taken a sharp turn for the worse," said Arturo Carmona, Executive Director of Presente.org. "The Corker-Hoeven Amendment reflects the continuation of the mean-spirited and destructive path that cost the Republican party the Latino vote. Making citizenship contingent on even more 'border triggers' is not real reform. We urge Democrats in the Senate to tell the Republicans 'enough is enough.'"