Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro unveiled a far-reaching immigration plan on Tuesday that would make it easier for illegal immigrants to enter and remain in the United States.
Castro, who served as secretary of housing and urban development in the Obama administration, is the first 2020 Democrat to present a detailed immigration plan. The plan comes as Castro struggles to gain traction in a crowded Democratic field, despite being the only Latino running. He outlined his vision in a post on Medium.
Julian Castro, a former Obama administration official and 2020 presidential candidate, called for the decriminalization of border crossings and an end to treating illegal immigration as “a criminal justice issue.”
Former secretary of housing and urban development Julian Castro believes liberal congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (N.Y.) is a “breath of fresh air” for the Democratic Party.
Julian Castro joined a bevy of other 2020 Democrats on Wednesday by calling for the abolition of the electoral college.
Julian Castro’s presidential campaign is moving to lock up a spot for their candidate in the Democratic Party’s first primary debate following the entry of former congressman Beto O’Rourke, a fellow Texan, into the 2020 race.
Former secretary of housing and urban development Julian Castro is silent on how much his campaign raised in the first 24 hours of his candidacy, despite the transparency of his competitors for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Former secretary of housing and urban development Julian Castro appeared to inadvertently endorse President Donald Trump’s policy toward economic development in Central America while attempting to explain the contrast between himself and the president on immigration.