Scores of pro-immigrant protesters on Saturday focused a politician recognized to be one in every of their most ardent defenders — Sen. Chuck Schumer.
The roughly 200 demonstrators marched to Schumer’s Brooklyn residence in protest of the Democrat failing to safe the immigration measure referred to as the Dream Act as a part of the deal to avert a authorities shutdown.
“The blame is true on Schumer’s doorstep,” mentioned Melvin Stevens, 80, of Manhattan. “He had the choice to get this completed and he didn’t.”
Schumer made no look at his residence amid the rally held a day after Congress handed a spending invoice to maintain the federal government operating. President Trump ordered an finish to the Dream Act, which supplied authorized standing to folks dropped at the USA illegally as youngsters.