The mayor of the Houston promised to personally defend undocumented immigrants who be may hesitant to seek help in the aftermath of Harvey over fears of being deported.
Mayor Sylvester Turner said he would represent any immigrant who faces deportation after seeking help during the storm relief efforts. The mayor said the city is focusing on helping those who have been stranded and displaced by historic rain and flooding that has already claimed the lives of at least six people and forced tens of thousands from their homes.
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“There is absolutely no reason why anyone should not call. And I and others will be the first ones to stand up with you,” Turner, an attorney, told reporters on Monday. “If someone comes and they require help and
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