A video published by Newsy interviewed illegal aliens who were volunteering to help get Democrats elected in the midterm races.
"We can help get voters out there"
"Even though we can't vote, we can help get voters out there," said Gerson Quintersos, a recipient of DACA amnesty. Quinteros came from El Salvador when he was nine.
The efforts are organized and led by "United We Dream," which touts itself as the "largest immigrant youth-led community in the country."
The group claims it has more than 400,000 members working in 26 states, helping Democrats through phone banking and canvassing neighborhoods.
The video and the participants take care not to make any distinction between legal immigrants, and those who illegally enter into the country, instead grouping them together under the banner of "the immigrant community," to elicit sympathy for their political cause.
"As of recently, there has been an attack on the immigrant community," said Christian Aovarezsilva, an illegal alien who was brought to the U.S. from Mexico when he was eight.
"I feel that it's essential that voters go out and vote for people that would stand up for the immigrant community, and take advantage of the voting right that many people wish they had," he added.
Go out and vote for immigrant youth and our families!! We are #HereToStay!— United We Dream (@United We Dream)1541384355.0
"We’re just trying to live our lives"
Another report from progressive website Jezebel highlighted how illegal aliens were specifically trying to help Rep. Beto O'Rourke defeat Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) in the race for the U.S. Senate seat.
“I just see all these things they keep doing to us, when we’re just trying to live our lives,” said Hector, a recipient of DACA amnesty, about the Trump administration. “It’s easy to see our rights taken away, but I’m not gonna let that happen.”
Aovarezsilva said that he wanted to make sure the United States reflected his "values," and to change the country to fit his vision.
"If we don't stand up as a whole, who is gonna stand up?" Aovarezsilva said. "It has to be us, it has to be the youth, it has to be those who believe in our values."
"We have to come as a community, as a whole, to make sure that America becomes the country that we want it to be," he concluded.
Here's the video from Newsy: