Quote of the Day 2/23/18

“Every deadline that passes and nothing gets through or something goes through and then it fails, it kills a little part of your hope … There’s no other home for me than the United States. Every day that we do the Pledge of Allegiance, I do it with all my heart because it’s my country.”

-Brisa Ledezma, a DACA recipient and sixth-grade teacher at Santa Fe South in Oklahoma City, on Congress and the Trump Administration’s continuing failure to prevent the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program [NewsOK]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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