“The January battle was only the first round in our fight to protect Dreamers,” said David Holden. “Democrats need to stand strong and be ready for the next battle.
The continuing resolution passed by Congress after a government shutdown runs out Feb. 8th. In the meantime, Democrats will be watching Republican Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell to see if he keeps his pledge to consider a bill on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
“Once elected to Congress, I will do my utmost to protect our Dreamers and oppose the kind of hurtful and extreme measures this administration is taking against aspiring Americans,” said Holden. “In the meantime, we can raise our voices and redouble our efforts to win here in Southwest Florida—and that’s exactly what I will be doing.”