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Beto O’Rourke Finally Unveils His Immigration Plan And People Are Starting To Notice His Presidential Campaign

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The 2020 presidential campaign is heating up. Democrats keep lining up, thinking they have what it takes to overtake the White House. President Donald Trump, however, believes his second-term is secured in the bag. Out of 23 presidential candidate hopefuls, some people are clearly falling by the wayside because if you don’t have the goods, then you might as well drop out of the race.

Beto O’Rourke, who had so much hype just a few months ago, is starting to falter. He’s trying to re-energize his campaign by providing actual details to his immigration plan.

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After months of campaigning all over the country, O’Rourke undoubtedly had the best interest of Democrat voters. He wasn’t, however, providing real ways to solve the countries issues, one of them being, immigration.

While other candidates, including Julián Castro, have provided their remedy to the ongoing concerns of border security, asylum seekers, and people with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status, O’Rourke was mostly silent about details. He is pro-immigration and a path to citizenship, but he told CNN that he wanted to hear from Americans first about their views on immigration before deciding on a plan.

O’Rourke said after hearing from countless people during his campaign, he has a solid plan that will help DACA recipients and help people become citizens.

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Here’s his plan, “which would represent the most sweeping rewrite of our nation’s immigration and naturalization laws in a generation, is built on three key pillars:

1) On day one of his presidency, Beto will use executive authority to stop the inhumane treatment of children, reunite families that have been separated, reform our asylum system, rescind the travel bans, and remove the fear of deportation for Dreamers and beneficiaries of programs like TPS.

2) Beto will also immediately engage with Congress to enact legislation – focused on the key role families and communities play – that will allow America to fully harness the power of economic growth and opportunity that both immigration and naturalization will bring to our country’s future.

3) Finally, Beto’s plan would strengthen our partnership with our neighbors in the Western Hemisphere. We need to refocus on supporting democracy and human rights and invest in reducing violence because the only path to regional security runs through a more democratic and prosperous Latin America.

And this is just some of his points.

Here’s what people on social media are saying about this new expansive immigration plan.

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Immigration is a major issue given the current administration inhumane treatment of migrants at the border. Every candidate running for the presidency in 2020 will have to come forward with a plan to help deal with the humanitarian crisis unfolding at the U.S. border as a result of U.S. immigration policies.

Whoever is doing the messaging for the O’Rourke campaign needs to be given the biggest raise.

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We have yet to see if this will help his campaign get a boost in the polls. O’Rourke’s campaign has a pretty major enthusiasm problem. Everyone was focused on the Texas-native when he was running for Senate against Ted Cruz trying to make a Republican seat turn for the Democratic party. Now, people are glossing over the candidate for myriad reasons.

O’Rourke understands that handling the immigration issue is more than just domestic policy and procedures.

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Click here to read his entire plan. Let us know what you think about O’Rourke in the comments below.

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Latino Parents Charged In The Horrifying Abuse And Death Of 12-Year-Old Boy

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Latino Parents Charged In The Horrifying Abuse And Death Of 12-Year-Old Boy

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Two Latino parents in Indiana are being charged with neglect and confinement after restraining and starving a young boy to death in Indiana, People reports.

According to officials, 12-year-old Eduardo Fosso was a victim of childhood abuse, with his father and step-mother taking photos and videos of him in restraints and a fitted dog shock-collar around his neck while in a bathtub.

“[He] lived a very sad life, a lot of times under restraint, and his life gradually diminished after repeated acts of abuse by his father with the … knowledge of his stepmother,” said Monroe County Sheriff Brad Swain during a news conference on Tuesday.

The boy’s father, Luis Fosso, 32, could also face murder charges should a forensic test determine that the child’s death is linked to his mistreatment.

“The initial thoughts are that he starved to death,” he said.

Monroe County coroner Joani Shields added that the child was “severely emaciated,” weighing about 50 to 55 pounds.

Fossi and Dayan Media Flores, 25, who were both investigated by child protective services in Florida, where they used to reside, were passing through Indiana for work. They are contracted employees hired to place ads that promote a traveling circus. The couple was accompanied by three other children, a 9-year-old girl, 5-year-old boy and 2-year-old boy. The youth, who appeared to be in good physical health, were placed with a child protection agency.

On Thursday, the father brought Eduardo to Bloomington Hospital after he stopped breathing. The boy appeared to be getting sick while the family was out together hanging leaflets.

“The stepmom said ‘I think we need to go back to the hotel,’ and at that point they did … and he continued to decline from there,” sheriff’s detective Lt. Jennifer Allen said.

The child was declared dead at 3:05 a.m., only 13 minutes after he arrived at the hospital. Employees told law enforcement that the boy exhibited “signs of extreme abuse.” Investigators soon obtained a search warrant and returned to the family’s motel room, where they found chains, ankle and wrist restraints as well as the dog shock-collar. They also discovered videos and photos on the parents’ cell phones and web-based security system that showed how they abused the child.

The parents denied starving Eduardo, though they both disclosed that the father would physically abuse him.

“I was given the explanation that (Eduardo) was the child that acted up the most,” Allen said. “He was the one that they always had issues with.”

In older videos and photographs found, Eduardo appeared to be somewhat “of a normal, happy little boy,” Allen continued. Still, investigators are currently looking into other towns the family visited for work, including Bedford, Nashville and Kokomo, for additional evidence of mistreatment or charges in other jurisdictions.

A sheriff on the case said it was “horrendous” and “beyond anything I’ve worked” in his 20 years as a child abuse investigator.

The couple is currently being held on a $500,000 bond in the Monroe County Correctional Center.

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