Victoria De La Rosa says ".its the American dream without the threat of deportation.."
De la Rosa is coordinator for Rock Valley College's refugee and immigrant service, she says today's news out of Washington is music to illegal immigrant's ears. She told us ".it would mean better jobs, better education it could be one of those things where if one person is helped in the community it really helps our community entirely .."
But when it comes
".we are a nation of immigrants-- legal immigrants ..."
While visiting schools in Rochelle, Congressman
Adam Kinzinger weighed in on the hotly debated topic, he says while today marks
a major step forward, there's still a long way to go before the issues are
settled, mainly border control. He wonders how
He said "..when it comes to having a pathway to citizenship ensuring that they're not put ahead of people that have come here and gone through the process legally ."
But he says that its promising that both parties appear to be working together, telling us ".Americans voted for a divided government again so now instead of trying to fight all the time i think its important to say republicans and democrats need to work together to let this country be successful .."