"It takes someone with a real dark heart to do something this cruel, this pointless. This decision isn't just going to disrupt lives and upend families - it is going to hurt our communities and our economy."
"It is hard to imagine the fear that 800,000 DREAMers and their loved ones must be feeling after this administration's decision to end the program put in place to protect them from deportation.
I can't even imagine it. It's impossible for me. No one in the Trump administration is trying to deport the Murphys of Connecticut. But what I can promise is that I will give every ounce of effort that I have to fight to keep DREAMers in this country."
"You can do your part, too. What we know now, after watching the first eight months of this Congress, is that it responds to pressure. We saw that with the health care vote, and it's imperative that we apply the same level of commitment to our activism in order to protect people who were brought to this country as kids, who went to school here, who lived their entire lives here."