Across the state, Texans are coming together to make sure that their communities can weather the pandemic storm. Workers are showing up to stock shelves, care for the sick, serve us food, and make ends meet.
Driver’s licenses help keep everyone safe. Now more than ever, we need to make sure everyone can stay safe on the roads while they care for neighbors and their families during the pandemic. Crowded trucks, vans, and buses are not recommended means of transportation.
Immigrant communities in Texas are at the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. They have not only endured the hardships that come with a pandemic, but also the harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric that has been fueled by the highest elected office in our country. Texas lawmakers can end the politics of hate by adopting policies that put the human value and contributions of immigrants first.
Our key issues include:
Repeal of SB4
You will hear from community members, advocates, and elected officials:
Margarita Morales, Community Member of Border Network for Human Rights
Adriana Cadena, Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance (RITA)
Fátima Menendez, Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund
Anne Dunkelberg, Every Texan
Texas Medical Association
Maria Robles, Community Member of RITA
Stan Marek, CEO of Houston-based MAREK Construction Companies
State Representative Rafael Anchía, Chair of the Mexican American Legislative Caucus
State Representative Ramon Romero, Jr.
State Representative Jessica González
Senator José Menénde, Chair of the Texas Senate Hispanic Caucus