Legal immigration is the key to America’s success as a shining city on a hill and beacon of freedom for all who want a better life. As a first-generation American, Pearl will fight to fix our broken immigration system. She knows that the opportunity given to her family can only work for others when the immigration rules are clear, balanced, fair and enforced. Pearl believes in securing our borders so that we can responsibly develop an immigration policy that is humane and effective to propel American growth. Pearl believes that Dreamers under DACA, who have otherwise followed our laws, should be afforded a path to citizenship.
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Pearl believes drug pushers need to be held accountable for the scourge of addiction afflicting our communities. That means ensuring pain-killers are properly prescribed and putting anybody breaking the rules behind bars. Furthermore, Pearl recognizes that addiction is an illness that requires treatment without judgment. Pearl can be counted on to be a compassionate voice for families battling an addiction to get the resources they need.
Pearl Kim is the only candidate for Congress who worked on a plan to keep students safe on campus. She will be a tireless advocate for resources that stop tragedies before they can happen. Pearl supports background checks for firearms, closing loopholes and ensuring that law enforcement has the tools they need to get troubled youth the help they need.
Education is the key to prosperity. Pearl knows that today’s rewarding, family-sustaining careers do not always require a college degree. She believes that the Federal government should reduce as many barriers as possible to help people get the training they need to provide for their families. Furthermore, Pearl believes institutions of higher learning must be held accountable for escalating tuition rates with diminishing workplace opportunities.