ACLU Urges 'No' Vote On Anti-Immigrant Proposals In Budget 1 ACLU Urges 'No' Vote On Anti-Immigrant Proposals In Budget

ACLU Urges 'No' Vote On Anti-Immigrant Proposals In Budget

By Ivan Moreno (August 5, 2022, 7:05 PM EDT) — The American Civil Liberties Union is urging Senate Democrats to vote against any proposed anti-immigration amendments in the upcoming debate on the budget reconciliation bill for fiscal year 2022.

Anu Joshi, the deputy director of the ACLU’s Equality Division, said in a letter Thursday to Democrats that while they have “an historic opportunity to pass legislation” to lower the cost of health care and “enshrine urgently needed climate protections,” they should be mindful not to support amendments harmful to immigrants in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022.

The ACLU “on behalf of our 11 million supporters and members nationwide, ask that…