Immigrants make last-ditch plea for deportation protections, work permits in Build Back Better

By: - November 18, 2021 4:54 pm

Rep. Veronica Escobar, a Texas Democrat, speaks Thursday during a news conference about the value of work permits and protections from deportations in the Build Back Better plan. Guillermo Garcia, a member of the United Farm Workers, is second from left, wearing a red hat. (Ariana Figueroa/States Newsroom)

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.