Socialist 2020 contender Bernie Sanders has thrown down the gauntlet to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement by deliberately hiring illegal immigrant and Arizona Left wing activist Belen Sisa to become his press secretary. According to the Washington Examiner, Sisa is protected from deportation by Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childood Arrivals. Ironically, Sanders and his fellow members of the Democratic caucus in the Senate don’t appear interested in Trump’s compromise to move these DACA kids “out of the shadows.”
Here’s more from Washington Examiner…
Sen. Bernie Sanders’ new deputy national press secretary likely won’t be eligible to vote in the 2020 election due to what she says is her status as an undocumented immigrant.
The hiring of Belen Sisa, an Arizona leftist activist, was announced Wednesday evening. Sisa, who says she was brought to this country illegally from Argentina by her parents at age six, is currently protected from deportation under President Barack Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.
Despite her immigration status, Sisa has remained active in liberal politics over the years. In 2016, she worked as a page to the Arizona delegation at the Democratic National Convention and in Latino outreach for Sanders’ 2016 campaign.