Remarks as delivered on the Senate Floor, January 6th, 2020

I can only think of two times in American history that individuals laid siege to our Capitol, stormed our sacred civic spaces and tried to upend and overrun this government.

One was in the War of 1812, and the other one was today.

What’s interesting about the parallel between the two is they both were waving flags to a sole sovereign, to an individual, surrendering democratic principles to the cult of personality.

One was a monarch in England, and the other were the flags I saw all over our Capitol, including in the hallways, and in this room, to a…


Chairman Grassley and Ranking Member Feinstein,

I am honored to be able to sit among my Democratic and Republican colleagues on this committee as we consider nominees for vital judicial and agency vacancies, who if confirmed will have the opportunity to impact and influence the lives of millions of Americans, in many instances for generations to come.

And that is precisely why we take this process so seriously, and why each of these nominees and their records deserve our close and critical attention.

Having evaluated all of the nominees before this committee today I am proud to say that there…


Tell me about your family. When did you come to America?

First I came to the US when I was 2 years of age in 86' , although my family came after the 86' immigration amnesty they did not qualify for this program. Years later my parents tried to adjust status threw my fathers employer at the time, but the immigration lawyer they had failed to comply with addition evidence the Immigration Service requested, and lost their case and money for that matter.

Tell me more about your childhood and growing up in America?

As a young child growing up…


**This DREAMer wanted to share her story, but requested anonymity for fear of going public**

Tell me about your family. When did you come to America?

I was born in India and moved to the US when I was 9.

Tell me more about your childhood and growing up in America?

I grew up in Jersey City and I’ve been here all my life. I studied at a public grammar school and then High School in Jersey City. All I really know about life is life in NJ

How has DACA helped you?

When I was approved for DACA and…

Cory Booker

U.S. Senator from New Jersey

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