House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters is claiming that a new rule from the Trump administration that helps Americans is “cruel,” and she wants President Donald Trump to withdraw it.
Waters and more than 20 Democrats are attacking a proposal from Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson that would kick out illegal aliens from a program and give priority back to the American people.
Democrats are calling the proposal “cruel” and “senseless.”
From Washington Examiner:
The proposal, published Friday in the federal register, would target families in which at least one member is living in the country illegally.
Current rules already bar immigrants without legal status from receiving federal housing subsidies, but families of mixed immigration status — with at least one person being a legal resident — are exempted so they can all stay together.
“This proposed rule is yet another