North Carolina U.S. Senator Thom Tillis took to Twitter to state his disapproval of the controversial practice of separating immigrant children from their families at the border.
Under mounting pressure, Tillis urged Congress to adopt an immigration reform policy that would be compassionate to children, but also discourage illegal border crossings.
Tillis’ three tweets were met with numerous calls for him to go a step further and co-sign the Keep Families Together Act.
SB 3036 has been signed by every Senate Democrat, and (as of this writing) yet to attract any Republican Senators.
Here are just a few of the responses Sen. Tillis received from his constituents on social media:
North Carolina Senator Richard Burr has yet to issue a public statement on the ‘zero tolerance’ policy.