Sen. Cruz, 84 GOP legislators call on Supreme Court to end discrimination toward Asian-American college applicants

They argue 'no American should be denied educational opportunities because of race,' citing the rejection of applicants at Harvard and North Carolina.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) published a press release detailing a brief that he and 84 legislators filed to the Supreme Court that calls for an end to discrimination against Asian American college applicants.

Cruz spearheaded the brief with Korean American Congresswoman Michelle Steel (R, CA-48), who has consistently denounced elite higher education institutions’ admission policies that factor in an applicant’s race to promote campus diversity.

Cruz and Steel rallied the support of 13 Republican Senators, including Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rand Paul (R-KY), and 70 Republican House Representatives. Steel’s fellow Korean American California representative Young Kim (R, CA-29) was also on the list of signees.

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