Hilario Yanez praised President Donald Trump’s leadership on immigration
and slammed Democrats for using DACA recipients as “pawns” during a
Saturday interview on Fox News.
the end of the day, here’s a guy who wants to provide a pathway to
citizenship for myself and, you know, really make a difference in my
life,” Yanez said of President Trump. “I’m for that. Also, I believe we
need to have border security so this doesn’t happen again.”
if a wall is necessary to provide another layer for border security to
do their job in a safe and responsible manner, then, you know, I think
it’s necessary to fund it,” he continued. “The diversity lottery — I
think it’s outdated, I think it’s time for people who want to come to
the United States to focus on skills so they can contribute to the
said he is “frustrated” with Democrats because they have shown an
unwillingness to work with Trump on his immigration plan and have used
people like him as “pawns” to score political points.
Democratic leadership, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, really have no
clear message,” he argued. “We have been confused, I think at the end of
the day they have been using us as pawns.”
should have never shut down the government over DACA. We should have
never held our American people and our military hostage,” he said,
noting that Democrats opted not to solve the DACA problem when they had
control of Congress.
Yanez said he is proud to be in the United States and would “do anything
to serve this country, to die for this country.”
I need is a chance,” he concluded.