On Tuesday, they encountered some of their previous immigration positions, saying they "did not care" about the needs of various Americans.
"When I was a member of Congress from New York I really focused on priorities." When I became a senator of the whole state, I realized that some of my views really needed change. "
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First than to become a senator in 2009, Gilillabrand mainly represented the Republican District in the House and expressed his ideas on immigration – from blocking certain privileges for undocumented immigrants to establishing English as an official language – who returned to pursue her as she sought the nomination of a Democrat in 2020.
These old positions particularly endow her platform as the antithesis of President Donald Trump, who made harsher punishments and stricter enforcement of immigration laws as the cornerstone of his campaign and administration.
At City Hall, Gilillabrand said that she had changed significantly since her stay in the House, and that she was "ashamed" from her past positions, and that she used her ideological evolution to move away from the president, who, she said, was not capable of change.
"For people who want to be president, I think it's very important that you can admit when you are wrong and that you can grow and learn, listen and be better, and to be stronger, "said Jillibrand," This is something Donald Trump does not want to do. "
Jillibrand said she made a comprehensive immigration reform a key priority of her time in the Senate. She said she would continue to fight for" the unification of families separated by the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy, as well as supported the creation of the path to citizenship for the recipients of the DACA