Immigrants play a vital role in securing our Social Security system’s future

Nancy Altman, President, Social Security Works

Donald Trump and his administration are holding millions of young Americans hostage. In return for ending the deportation of Dreamers who were brought to this country as children and have lived here most of their lives, Trump is demanding a 50 percent reduction in all future immigration.

This is just the latest attack in Trump’s ongoing war on immigrants. His actions and rhetoric are fundamentally un-American. This country has always been a nation of immigrants, and for good reason. Immigrants contribute to our society as members of the military, firefighters, doctors, nurses, teachers, business entrepreneurs, inventors and more.

Read more at The Hill