GO VOTE: Election Day is Tomorrow, November 4, 2014!
With all the talk of the Republicans being poised to take control of the Senate, you may think you have a million other things to do more compelling than standing in line to vote 다운로드. And you could not be more WRONG!
Even if Republicans do win the Senate and control both houses of Congress after tomorrow, they will not gain enough seats to effectively pass legislation without Democratic support in the Senate since it requires 60 votes to invoke cloture and vote on legislation 다운로드. It also takes 66 votes to override any veto by President Obama. As a result, a minority Democrat party will still be in a position to defend the precious few but important gains achieved in the immigrant community, such as DACA 다운로드. While many vocal Republicans in the House and Senate have squawked about repealing or ending DACA, this will be impossible with the slim control they may have after tomorrow–provided the new Democrat minority stands up against them 맥용 오피스 무료.
But consider, what incentive will this new Democrat minority have to stand up and defend these important gains if our voices are not heard on Tuesday 건강손지압? If in the minority on Wednesday, the Democrats will be on the defensive on many many different fronts: Budget, Taxes, Appropriations, Keystone, etc. etc 비발디 브라우저. etc. The Democrat party, which has benefited greatly from the immigrant advocacy over the last decade, MUST know that we demand they stand up for our community and push back to preserve what immigration gains we have made 레나 마리아.
AND President Obama MUST now be willing to go big on administrative prosecutorial discretion relief 다운로드. With the Senate Democrats forming the firewall against any Republican push back, now is the time for Obama to bring the majority of undocumented immigrants, who are law abiding, productive, tax paying members of our communities, out of the shadows 이상한 나라의 앨리스 자막 다운로드!
Doing so will set the table and the standard against which any Republican effort at immigration reform will be judged (if indeed they even have the backbone to address the issue in the run up to 2016) 다운로드. Failure to do so will leave a huge indelible stain on any legacy Obama hopes to have!
I’ll see you tomorrow morning, bright and early!