Whatever the outcome of the budget fight, immigrant rights advocates will continue to pressure elected officials to make good on their campaign promises for a pathway to citizenship.
Faces on the Frontlines
The Seattle Democrat has been willing to take the heat to secure a down payment on an agenda for economic equity and sustainability.
This worker-driven organizing victory could pave the way for future debt relief.
Advocates have overcome opposition from conservative Democrats to secure four weeks of paid leave in the House budget bill, but more obstacles remain.