Press Releases

04/04/14 | Rep. Gutierrez Joins Immigrant, Labor and Faith Leaders to Discuss 2 Million Deportations Mark, Border Mass, Cesar Chavez Movie and More As the groundbreaking “Cesar Chavez” biopic hit movie theatres last weekend, Catholic Bishops shone […] | Read More »

04/04/14 | As Vulnerable House Members Try to Move Something Tiny on Immigration Reform, Steve King and the “Hell No” Caucus Rear Up to Stop Them; Will House Leadership Stand Up to King and His Cohort of […] | Read More »

04/04/14 | The #DemandAVote discharge petition has 190 signed-on but missing Rep. Heck and other key GOP leaders who say they support a path to citizenship Henderson, NV – In the last few months, Speaker John Boehner […] | Read More »

04/03/14 | Republicans in the House of Representatives seem to be planning to ignore immigration reform this Congress, to the detriment of the country, Nevada, and their own political interests. Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) […] | Read More »

04/02/14 | Guti: If the House GOP Won’t Act, the President Will    Washington, DC – This morning on the floor of the House of Representatives Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) told House Republicans that time is running out […] | Read More »

04/01/14 | It was quite the busy Monday for the Senate’s leading anti-immigrant member, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL).  By objecting to a Senate resolution honoring Latino civil rights hero Cesar Chavez and touting the shoddy “research” of […] | Read More »

03/31/14 | Two New York Times stories from this past weekend highlight the growing anger and disillusionment directed at both political parties, coming from core constituencies.  The Republicans come in for special condemnation from agricultural producers for […] | Read More »

03/28/14 | Rep. Joe Garcia, AFL-CIO and Border Network Talk Discharge Petition, Bipartisan Effort to Fix Border Patrol & Next Steps on Immigration  With a vacuum left by House GOP leadership, Democrats in the House of Representatives […] | Read More »

03/28/14 | Krikorian’s Employee Stephen Steinlight Has This to Say This About Religious Leaders Who Support Immigration Reform: “God help me, find a baseball bat, there would be a whole lot fewer of them around.” Washington, DC–Right […] | Read More »

03/27/14 | President Obama recently ordered a review of deportations, looking for ways to make the US immigration system more humane.  But as we and others have pointed out, we already know a lot of what needs to […] | Read More »

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 »