2:21 “I grew up here in central California. My parents were legal refugees that came from Cambodia after living through the Cambodian Genocide and they really worked hard to provide my brothers and me with the American dream and the life they never had. For me, having grown up in America and been able to go to college, and working on Capitol Hill, I realize that the freedoms that I am so fortunate to have are ones in which I wouldn’t have around the world. It is so vital for me to really protect the freedoms and economic opportunity that this country has provided to me.
4:20 AOC’s response to Heng’s political ad
4:33 “I put out an ad challenging AOC’s socialist views, and she came back calling me a bunch of names. That really should tell you all you need to know about them being able to defend a lot of policy stances in which they have today.”
5:00 Facebook/Twitter banned her ad during her campaign last year.
6:40 “Instead of talking about real issues that were important to our congressional district, our community being the 412th poorest, out of 435 in the nation, I had to battle these tech giants that continue to stifle conservative voices.”
7:26 Legal immigration is critical for Heng.
7:34 Heng’s parents went through the legal process to become American.
7:47 “It took 2 years for my parents to eventually get to the United States through the legal process because you have to make sure that people have their shots, that they can adapt to the United States culturally, speak the language, and there was a lot of training that was involved. They didn’t just cross the border illegally.
8:12 “Going back well over 30 years, we’ve had this broken immigration system in our country. It hasn’t worked because there are a lot of people here that are undocumented or stay after their visa..