I have been waiting for this and finally we see Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro who is pro legal immigration and is supporting ideas that will economically benefit American families across our Nation. Mexican-American Castro is taking on the Cuban-American Senator Ted Cruz who is not friendly to legal immigration reform. Cruz is not considered friendly towards Mexican-Americans because he has taken a harsh stance against our children and brethren via the DREAM Act.
You see, Castro understands that almost half of Texas are of Mexican descent and he knows the disastrous anti-immigration impact Ted Cruz brings to the economic table.
This is precisely why I really like Texas Represenative Joaquin Castro, and I believe he would make an excellent Vice Presidential candidate in the near future that could politically re-align the entire southwest with regard to the growing Mexican-American demographic for any political party that embraces him.
As a Mexican-American … I am tired of the likes of Ted Cruz who becomes “Hispanic” when it benefits him. Cruz has taken
every opportunity to be a thorn in the side of the much legal comprehensive immigration reform that is needed. He is against the DREAM Act even though his Cuban immigrant family members benefited from privileged Cuban amnesty via the Cuban Adjustment Act. Cruz wants to shut the door behind him and punish other hardworking immigrants that have helped the agricultural community and our United States economy.
From the Dallas News:
The freshman Democrat from San Antonio also took a swipe at Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Houston.
Cruz was in South Carolina Friday at the state GOP’s Silver Elephant Dinner.
“When you think about today’s Republican Party, this is not the party even of Ronald Reagan, certainly not the party of Abraham Lincoln,” Castro said. “This is the party of Ted Cruz …. FULL STORY>>>