Roskam Asked To Condemn Anti-Immigrant Letter
Group Says Letter Treats Immigrants As "Disease"
(STNG) CHICAGO A pro-immigrant group Wednesday called on Republican congressional hopeful Peter Roskam “to publicly denounce and repudiate” a GOP mailer that the group charges treats immigrants as “some type of disease.”
The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights dispatched a letter to Roskam criticizing the independent mailings sent out by the National Republican Congressional Committee in the west suburban 6th Congressional District.
“These mailings attack your Democratic opponent, Tammy Duckworth -- but more importantly they also attack immigrants and are extremely misleading,” the letter reads.
The GOP pieces accuse Duckworth of supporting amnesty for illegal immigrants.
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