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TWEETS: Advocates Respond to Trump’s Shutdown of Immigration

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Donald Trump tweeted last night that he would be “signing an Executive Order to temporarily suspend immigration” — his latest obvious ploy to distract Americans form his failure of a response to Covid-19 in the United States. Some 25% of doctors and 70% of farmworkers are immigrants, and we clearly need more, not fewer, of these and other essential workers during this crisis. As our Executive Director Frank Sharry said in a statement, “this is a sad and predictable political move designed to protect the President, not the people.” Below, check out some of our favorite tweets and social media responses to Trump’s latest distraction: