Dem lawmaker joins caravan for border crossing, helps asylum seekers enter U.S.

Dem lawmaker joins caravan for border crossing, helps asylum seekers enter U.S.
Pramila Jayapal (Image via Twitter)

[Ed. – And she’s done what for her own constituents?]

Democratic Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (Wash.) joined the migrant caravan on Saturday in their attempt to cross the border, condemning President Donald Trump for “creating the crisis.” She said she was able to help five asylum seekers gain access to the United States.

“I was able to successfully assist 5 asylum seekers – 2 unaccompanied minors, a mother and her 9 year old child, and a young man with a serious medical condition – into the United States,” she wrote in a tweet.

The five people she assisted were initially denied entry.

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“Initially they were denied, in violation of U.S. and international law, but I was able to intervene and ensure that they could simply present themselves for asylum in the United States,” she said in a followup tweet.

Before she went to the border, Jayapal blasted trump for “lying” about the caravan and creating a crisis for his own political benefit.

(h/t Weasel Zippers)

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