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John Fetterman on Immigration

 

 


Wife's family came to Americas as illegal immigrants

My wife Gisele has a remarkable story that is so emblematic of our experience as a country, and the work on immigration that lies before us.

Like so many before her, she came to this country with her family from Brazil in search of a better life -- fleeing a violent and unstable situation.

Her family overstayed their visa, and for years, she lived in the shadows undocumented while her mother cleaned houses for twelve hours a day. And while Gisele would eventually obtain her green card, it shouldn't have been that hard.

I would not have the beautiful family I have today if Gisele's family was not brave enough to take a risk and come to America. Chances are, you wouldn't have the family you have today either if it weren't for immigration because, at one point in time, most of us came from a boat somewhere.

Source: 2016 Pennsylvania Senate campaign website JohnFetterman.com , Apr 1, 2016

If illegals lead an exemplary life, create a path

We need to embrace the millions of courageous people who come to America in search of a better life and a chance to contribute. As Senator, I will fight for:
Source: 2016 Pennsylvania Senate campaign website JohnFetterman.com , Apr 1, 2016

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