As the great-grandson of Italian immigrants who came through Ellis Island, Rob strongly believes that our ancestors who came to America and founded our great nation on the bedrock of liberty, justice and equality embody the power of diverse peoples from across the world to build a more perfect union. A nation founded by newcomers, America can continue to be a beacon of freedom and democracy for the world, a place of opportunity for all.
A fair, humane and responsible pathway for law-abiding immigrants--documented and undocumented--to receive legal status.
Commitment to keeping immigrant families together, and reuniting already separated families.
Utilizing alternatives to detention to ensure that undocumented immigrants attend their court hearings.
Funding for the Family Case Management Program run by the DHS.
Protections for children who come to America as undocumented minors.
Continued robust screening of refugees, in coordination with U.S. domestic and international law enforcement agencies as well as international organizations to protect national security and public safety while allowing legitimate victims of war, persecution and terror to find safe haven.
Work with local communities to resettle and integrate refugees into American life and democracy.
Welcome and integrate refugees based not on numerical caps, but on need.