New Yorkers head to the Capitol to ask Senate to include citizenship path in Build Back Better Act

Hundreds of NYers are going to Washington, D.C. to rally for a path to citizenship to be included in the Build Back Better Bill.

News 12 Staff

Dec 7, 2021, 10:20 AM

Updated 860 days ago

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Two buses full of people left from Bushwick to go down to Washington, D.C., courtesy of Make the Road NY. 
The group, combined with buses coordinated on Long Island and in Queens, made up over 100 New Yorkers looking to call on senators. The mission – asking senators to “Bring it home for the holidays” – meaning to get the Build Back Better Act passed before the holiday season kicks into high gear.
They want the act to include a pathway to citizenship for immigrants, saying that there is a serious need for permanent citizenship solutions for millions.
Make the Road has also held sleepouts and marches in the past to put pressure on senators, particularly Sen. Charles Schumer. 


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