Instead of universal recognition of how far we've come thanks to Obamacare, we've been met by yet another wave of misinformed political rhetoric about repealing it. And we all need to do our part letting people know that they can sign up for health insurance in October.
Currently, undocumented workers contribute about $15 billion a year to Social Security but they don't receive benefits when they reach retirement age due to their undocumented status or, in some cases, migration from the United States.
Congress must keep the interests of all of their constituents in mind, not just the powerful few, when tackling the way our nation sets federal spending priorities. Waiting for a plane might cost you an hour or two. But waiting for vital services like Head Start can cost a child a shot at a better future.