Statement on United States v. Texas

WASHINGTON DC – Today the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in United States v. Texas, a case which will determine whether immigrant families may receive relief under President Barack Obama’s executive actions. Aries Dela Cruz,¬†Filipino American Democratic Club of New York President issued the following statement:

Filipino Americans have long organized and fought for policies that provide legal status and a path to permanent residence for members of our family who are here with us. We stand together with millions across the country in the fight to keep our families together, and we call on the Supreme Court to affirm President Obama’s executive actions that provide compassion and certainty to our families so that they may no longer live in fear.