Hoyer, Hispanic Democrats assail Republicans as House approves draconian immigration bills

It is simply a message they want to send, not a solution that they want to affect… Republicans are racing to the right, putting forward the harshest and most draconian policies they can think of. This crisis demands an immediate response.

— Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer, blasting the Republicans’ divisive and fatally flawed immigration bills as driven by political considerations.