‘Utterly disgusting’: Rick Santorum slammed for response to mechanical engineer DREAMer – TheBlaze.com

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Former Pennsylvania Republican Sen. Rick Santorum drew the wrath of Republicans and Democrats alike after he suggested a mechanical engineer and DREAMer should leave the country.

During Van Jones’ CNN special “The Messy Truth” Tuesday night, Elizabeth Vilchis described how she was brought to the U.S. at just 7 years old without realizing that it was not legal. She said that as she grew up, she decided to be “part of the solution” and pursue a STEM career.

“I actually earned a degree in mechanical engineering, I have a career in the technology sector, and I have spent almost a decade working with students, getting them to focus on getting careers in engineering,” Vilchis said.

She continued:

I stand to lose all the work that I’ve done if the new administration decides to end DACA, which is a program that allows undocumented individuals, like myself, to…

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