Press Releases

03/27/14 | A range of observers are capturing the dire political implications for the Republican Party should they continue to block immigration reform this year. Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas writes a new column in The Hill, […] | Read More »

03/27/14 | Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to ignore immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, Washington state, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner […] | Read More »

03/26/14 | The Washington Post’s Greg Sargent breaks an important story today – the news that President Obama floated executive action on immigration by summer, should House Republicans continue to block immigration reform legislation. Read Sargent’s must […] | Read More »

03/26/14 | A Sign of How Much the Politics of Immigration Have Changed Democrats in the House of Representatives are demanding action on immigration reform and using a variety of procedural tactics, such as today’s “previous question” on the national […] | Read More »

03/25/14 | This Isn’t About Obama, This is About You In an attempt to circumvent House Republican leadership, who have refused to advance pro-immigration legislation through regular order, Democrats in the House of Representatives are set to file a […] | Read More »

03/21/14 | On Heels of Deportation Review Announcement, Rep. Horsford, Advocates and Legal Experts Discuss Hopes and Expectations for Administrative Action Since news broke last week that President Obama was ordering Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to […] | Read More »

03/20/14 | On Immigration Reform, It’s Now or Never for the GOP  In a must-read article entitled “Republican Strategists Split: Focus on 2014 or 2016?” Laura Meckler and Beth Reinhard of the Wall Street Journal explore an […] | Read More »

03/20/14 | On the Cusp of 2 Million Deportations, New Video Highlights American Families Being Ripped Apart As House Republicans stall progress on immigration reform, American families continue to pay the price. The Obama Administration has been […] | Read More »

03/19/14 | A new Pew Research study, “The Rise of Federal Immigration Crimes,” demonstrates that our nation increasingly treats immigration violations as worthy of heavy-handed criminal enforcement actions.  The decision to prioritize prosecutions of immigrants who return […] | Read More »

03/18/14 | Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to ignore immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, Colorado, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) […] | Read More »

03/18/14 | The Legal Authority and Political Consequences of Executive Action on Deportations In February, Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) slammed the brakes on immigration reform.  Last week, President Obama ordered Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to review […] | Read More »

03/17/14 | Tomorrow, it will have been one year since the Republican National Committee (RNC) issued a post-election autopsy analyzing the GOP’s shortcomings in 2012 and making recommendations on how the GOP can ensure a different outcome […] | Read More »

03/14/14 | Rep. Lofgren Joins Legal Experts and Advocates to Talk House Floor Action & Potential for Administrative Relief from the Obama Administration After more than a year of head fakes and false starts on immigration reform […] | Read More »

03/13/14 | It seems that House Republicans can’t help themselves.  Could it really be that their hatred for President Obama and immigrants is so intense that they want to get rid of common sense policies that help […] | Read More »

03/12/14 | For House Republicans who call themselves supporters of immigration reform, their vote for the so-called ENFORCE Act (HR 4138) today thoroughly undermines their so-called commitment to reform.  Consideration of a related measure, HR 3973, continues […] | Read More »

03/12/14 | US Attorney, David J. Hickton, Uses Limited Dept. Resources to Prosecute Non-Criminal Immigrant Father, Who’s Been Model Citizen for 20 Years  Part of the Obama Administration’s “get tough” strategy on immigration has been to throw […] | Read More »

03/12/14 | After Voting to Gut DACA for DREAMers and Slamming the Brakes on Common Sense Immigration Reform, House GOP Now Gearing Up Vote to Deny Ability of the President to Use Executive Authority Yes, it’s gotten […] | Read More »

03/11/14 | Tomorrow, House Republicans are planning floor action on the ENFORCE Act (HR 4138) and the Faithful Execution of the Law Act (HR 3973).  Both bills seek to strip the President’s executive authority.  In case there […] | Read More »