AOC calls SCOTUS OK of Trump plan to deny poor immigrants green cards ‘shameful’

Written by on January 28, 2020

“The American Dream isn’t a private club with a cover charge.”

That comment by progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) was her reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday to allow the 45* administration to proceed with a plan to deny green cards to legal immigrants who ever use public assistance, even if only occasionally.

“This is shameful,” the freshman lawmaker commented on a tweet about the 5-4 decision. “America shouldn’t have a wealth test for admission. It’s a place where millions of people are descendants of immigrants who came with nothing & made a life.

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