Immigrants make last-ditch plea for deportation protections, work permits in Build Back Better

By: - November 18, 2021 6:31 pm
Rep. Veronica Escobar

Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-Texas) speaks at a press event at the U.S. Capitol advocating for including citizenship and deportation protections in the Build Back Better Act. Photo by Ariana Figueroa | States Newsroom

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, including politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. She's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.

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