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  • LIVEBLOG: Everything You Need to Know About Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit

    From livestreams to Twitter to DREAMer updates, check in with our liveblog on up-to-date #IASummit news…    


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  • Meet the 2016 GOP Candidates for President — and Their Positions on Immigration

    From Rand Paul to Ben Carson to Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina, here’s everything you need to know about the potential GOP 2016 hopefuls…


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  • NEW REPORT: GOP’s Picks to Oversee Immigration Subcommittee on Senate Judiciary Committee Says A Lot About Their Real Agenda

    Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions (R-AL) is expected to be selected by his Republican colleagues to chair the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration…


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  • NEW REPORT: Judge Hanen and the Nativist Lawsuit Against Immigration Executive Action

    In a new report, America’s Voice Education Fund reveals Judge Hanen’s foray into the world of immigration politics and the disturbing truth behind the 25 state lawsuit…  


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  • GOP Aims to Destroy DACA as Well as Executive Action

    For pro-immigration reform advocates, the battle to protect the most profound immigration policy change in a generation begins…


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01/27/15 In a strong show of unity, Senate Democrats joined together and sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today calling on him to pass a long-term Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill without ideologically-driven riders.  Nevertheless, Senator McConnell announced that the Senate will move to the House-passed DHS bill – with amendments […]
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01/27/15  Will Senate GOP Really Turn Critical Hearing on Attorney General Nominee into Anti-Immigrant Brawl? In Congress and on the campaign trail, Republicans have been busy in the new year burnishing their anti-immigrant brand image.  In Washington, most of the anti-immigration action has taken place in the House of Representatives, where the GOP passed legislation straight from the top of the […]
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01/27/15 Nevada has become the 26th state to sign onto the states’ lawsuit against President Obama’s executive action, leaving Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV) in a bit of a tough spot. Technically, it’s Nevada’s Attorney General Adam Laxalt who signed the state onto the lawsuit.  But Sandoval is a Latino governor leading a state with one of the largest Latino […]
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01/27/15 Remember this one the next time the GOP claims that it wants to pass immigration reform: Rep Salmon says border bill lacked votes. “God bless the weather” he says on leadership excuse for pulling. — Erica Werner (@ericawerner) January 27, 2015 Thanks to house of Rep not moving ahead w BorderSecurity bill. It wld not […]
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01/27/15 Earlier this month, House Republicans made funding for the Department of Homeland Security contingent on overturning DACA and DAPA — and now they’re waiting for Senate Republicans to do the same.  More than half a million DACA-mented young people in the last two years have flourished as a result of being able to legally work […]
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CBS News: Jeb Bush sets the pace for potential competitors in 2016 By Jake Miller Wall Street Journal: Senator Presses Both Chambers on Immigration By Kristina Peterson Politico: House may delay border security bill until mid-February By Jake Sherman Vox: The GOP’s border bill would be a disaster By Dara Lind Bloomberg: House Vote on […] (01/27/15) »

Update: Rep Salmon says border bill lacked votes. “God bless the weather” he says on leadership excuse for pulling. — Erica Werner (@ericawerner) January 27, 2015 House Republicans have pulled the controversial McCaul border bill, which was scheduled to be voted on later this week.  The GOP is citing inclement weather conditions, but considering the bill […] (01/26/15) »

It looks like the promised Republican vision of “responsible governance” has a decidedly anti-immigrant bent.  In both chambers of Congress and in the early stages of the 2016 campaign, the Republican Party is adopting and embracing a restrictionist vision of immigration policy centered on maximizing deportations.  Despite widespread recognition about the political dangers of a […] (01/26/15) »

Earlier this month, House Republicans made funding for the Department of Homeland Security contingent on overturning DACA and DAPA — and now they’re waiting for Senate Republicans to do the same.  More than half a million DACA-mented young people in the last two years have flourished as a result of being able to legally work […] (01/26/15) »

The Atlantic: The Zombie Immigration Fight By Molly Ball Wall Street Journal: Senator Presses Both Chambers on Immigration By Kristina Peterson and Laura Meckler Yahoo News: Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa By Jon Ward Bloomberg: Rick Santorum’s Immigration History Lesson By Ali Elkin Washington Post: Santorum […] (01/26/15) »

About a dozen potential GOP presidential candidates are gathering this weekend at Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit, where they’ll hang out with Iowa voters, potentially build a base for their 2016 run, and just maybe make some mistakes that could cost the Republican Party enough Latino votes to lose the next election.  We’ll be live-blogging throughout […] (01/23/15) »

In a strong show of unity, Senate Democrats joined together and sent a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) today calling on him to pass a long-term Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill without ideologically-driven riders.  Nevertheless, Senator McConnell announced that the Senate will move to the House-passed DHS bill – with amendments […] (01/27/15) »

 Will Senate GOP Really Turn Critical Hearing on Attorney General Nominee into Anti-Immigrant Brawl? In Congress and on the campaign trail, Republicans have been busy in the new year burnishing their anti-immigrant brand image.  In Washington, most of the anti-immigration action has taken place in the House of Representatives, where the GOP passed legislation straight from the top of the […] (01/27/15) »

It looks like the promised Republican vision of “responsible governance” has a decidedly anti-immigrant bent.  In both chambers of Congress and in the early stages of the 2016 campaign, the Republican Party is adopting and embracing a restrictionist vision of immigration policy centered on maximizing deportations.  Despite widespread recognition about the political dangers of a […] (01/26/15) »

In his latest article entitled, “Steve King Won’t Be GOP’s Sister Souljah”, Frank Wilkinson of Bloomberg View examines how the nativist views of Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is poisoning the GOP brand and hurting the 2016 presidential aspirants.  It’s a must-read ahead of this weekend’s Freedom Summit in Iowa where a number of Republican 2016 […] (01/23/15) »

All the Resources You Need Ahead of Steve King’s Iowa Freedom Summit This weekend, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is gathering a majority of the 2016 GOP presidential hopefuls at the Iowa Freedom Summit, where the likes of Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum, and many more will come to kiss King’s ring and attempt to build up a base […] (01/22/15) »

Immigration reform champion Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) has been taking to the Senate floor regularly to describe the transformative impact the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is having on people’s lives.  You’d think that policymakers from all political ideologies would support allowing smart, talented, and driven Americans to realize their full potential in […] (01/22/15) »