Monday, February 12, 2018
KANSAS CITY CONGRESSMAN CLEAVER STANDS UP FOR 'FREE SYED' GRASSROOTS MOVEMENT: WE ARE RIGHT, THIS IS RIGHT!!!
Aftermath of a rally we covered yesterday . . . Hundreds of people cheered on as Kansas City's top politico offered his support for chemist now awaiting an immigration hearing . . .
Fox4: Rep. Cleaver speaks at rally in support of Park University professor facing deportation
“Only a heartless person could say, ‘I don’t think this is something I want to be involved with,’” said Cleaver. "Mr. Jamal’s only crime has been him being a model citizen."
Congressman Cleaver plans to introduce a private bill specifically for Jamal early this week.
“It will simply create an opportunity for a stay for Mr. Jamal until we are able to get this resolved in the immigration court,” said Cleaver.
Cleaver said Jamal’s story is one of thousands happening around the country and called on the Department of Homeland Security to prioritize the people they go after.
“We have three judges around here and probably 30-40,000 cases,” said Cleaver. “We’re not even trying to seriously deal with the issues in the courts. The whole immigration process in our country needs to be overhauled and this is the time to do it.”
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