Rep. Veronica Escobar (@RepEscobar )

Rep. Veronica Escobar

Bio Tejana fronteriza. Proudly representing Texas 16th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Location El Paso, TX
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Account created 19-12-2018 22:26:42
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iPhone : It’s nearly 10 PM and the line is still winding its way around the block.

People have been waiting for hours to give this sweet man a hug and our condolences.

This is El Paso.
#ElPasoStrong twitter.com/lambiemark/sta…

iPhone : Thousands of El Pasoans are saying goodbye to Margie Reckard, victims of the #ElPasoShooting and consoling her husband

They had no family in El Paso so he invited the public.

The line to enter stretches for nearly half a mile.

This is #ElPasoStrong

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iPhone : El Paso bikers, most of them veterans, form a flag line outside the prayer service for Margie Reckard. I’ve been struggling to describe what’s happening tonight but several people I’ve talked to come back to this: El Paso is family.

iPhone : Antonio Basco arrived at the service and instead of going right inside the La Paz Faith Center walked down the street to greet the people who showed up.

People told him “You’re not alone” and “We’re your family.” twitter.com/aflores/status…

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TweetDeck : Learn more about this effort to build more resilient and innovative forces with servicemembers that bring unique perspectives and talents to address our national security challenges👇🏽

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TweetDeck : Our nation’s strength is in our diversity and our armed forces should be no exception. Proud to join my colleagues on this bicameral effort to ensure that the #FY20NDAA gives the U.S. Dept of Defense the resources needed to preserve and grow a diverse workforce that looks like America.

iPhone : “This message isn’t about policy or political parties,” Longoria said. “It’s about love and decency, and it’s about bringing humanity back into the conversation” - Eva Longoria

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#QueridaFamilia

iPhone : People from El Paso and beyond are showing their support for Margie Reckard, the Walmart victim whose services are expected to draw large crowds. #ElPasoStrong twitter.com/KTSMCelina/sta…

iPhone : .Rep. Veronica Escobar: "In El Paso, we see ourselves as a place of opportunity, security and pride, a place that exemplified everything that is great about this country: hard work, devotion to family and commitment to people." nbcnews.com/news/latino/an…

TweetDeck : El Pasoans want action and Congress has the power to end this horror.

I'm proud to be a voice for my community as my House Judiciary Dems colleagues and I return to our nation’s capital to #DisarmHate and address the gun violence epidemic that plagues our nation. twitter.com/NBCNews/status…

iPhone : More than half of immigrants detained by ICE are housed in remote rural prisons, where legal aid is scarce, an NPR analysis found. That makes deportation much more likely.
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iPhone : He would rather starve to death in custody than be deported to India.

Force-feeding is cruel and inhumane, and according to the United Nations, it’s torture. ICE should stop torturing immigrants, especially those held in custody for nearly a year as they fight for asylum. twitter.com/apwestregion/s…

iPhone : After the attack against El Paso, Plano ISD had an opportunity to join us in sending a message against racism and violence. Our kids deserve better. They should be allowed to play.

Together we can show our nation that with unity, we can transcend obstacles. #ElPasoStrong

iPhone : At congressional hearings, this is made out to sound like the norm.

It’s not.

At congressional hearings, we’re told that family separations aren’t happening.

They are. twitter.com/reichlinmelnic…

iPhone : “As immigrants provide essential labor, helping businesses profit, the Trump administration has targeted those in some of the most onerous jobs in order to stir fear and hate, while exacting nothing from the employers.”

👉🏽 ICEHomeland Security⁩ nytimes.com/2019/08/14/opi…