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Rubio Joins Fellow Senate Republicans in Voting For Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Continues to Turn His Back on Solutions that Benefit Local Immigrants Yet again, Senator Marco Rubio proves his willingness to throw the immigrant community under the bus in his quest for re-election. On Wednesday, Florida’s junior Senator supported two Trump-inspired anti-immigration legislative bills, the Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act and Kate’s Law. Rubio’s support came on … Continue reading »

Senate GOP To Vote on Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

Republicans stay hard right, just like their presumptive nominee; Democrats prepared to stand up for immigrants Donald Trump’s campaign has been rife with nativism, racism and demagoguery. And many Republicans have sought to rhetorically distance themselves from the nominee of their party. But when it comes to policy, House and Senate Republicans have shown their priorities are … Continue reading »

North Carolina Immigrant Leaders and Allies Condemn Anti-Immigrant Bill HB 100

Today leaders from the statewide Faith Action ID Network gathered on a press call to discuss the consequences of anti-immigrant bill HB 100. If passed this week in the State Legislature, HB 100 will undermine the local ID program, a vital tool for law enforcement and the immigrant community in many counties and major cities … Continue reading »

Attacked at State and Federal Level by the Republican Party, North Carolina Undocumented Immigrants Vow to Fight Back

All eyes turn to November elections to defeat GOP anti-immigrant agenda Less than a week ago, over 100,000 undocumented immigrants in North Carolina and their families received the devastating news that the Supreme Court failed to reach a decision on President Obama’s executive actions on immigration and that Republican Party’s anti-immigrant agenda had yet again … Continue reading »

California’s Senate Race Shows How The Ghost Of Prop. 187 Continues To Haunt Republicans

In the race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer, California Republicans have been shut out of a spot on the fall ballot “for the first time since the state’s first direct election of Senators in 1914.” Under state rules, the top two finishers win spots on the fall ballot regardless of their party affiliation. While … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez: Hanen Wants To Dox 100,000 Immigrants For “Every Two-Bit Vigilante And Twitter Troll To Read”

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez slammed the recent frenzied dictates of Judge Andrew Hanen, who has outrageously ordered the federal government turn over the names and addresses of 100,000 DACA recipients. “The newspaper La Opinion called Judge Hanen’s plan ‘onerous and absurd,’” said Rep. Gutiérrez during a House floor speech earlier today. “That’s an understatement.” “Though you … Continue reading »

North Carolina GOP Doubles Down On Discrimination With New Anti-Immigrant Bill, SB 868

In the midst of national outcry over HB2, NC GOP continues to legislate discrimination On Tuesday, May 10, the North Carolina GOP doubled down on discrimination by introducing anti-immigrant Senate Bill 868, which would withhold state funding from any municipality that accepts local identification cards. The sole intent of this bill is to attack undocumented … Continue reading »

Immigrants And Allies Rally In Six Cities Across Wisconsin Against Anti-Immigrant Legislation

Nearly a month after turning out 20,000 people in an action at the state capitol last month, immigrant community members and allies in Wisconsin appear to be on the cusp of a major victory in their state. According to Wisconsin group Voces de la Frontera, the State Senate is set to close their legislative session … Continue reading »

“A Day Without Latinos”: Massive Crowd Of 20,000 Floods Wisconsin Capitol To Protest Anti-Immigrant Legislation

After Pope Francis vs. Donald Trump yesterday, chances are you might have missed this incredible news coming out of Wisconsin. An estimated 20,000 Latinos, immigrants, and their allies from across the state walked out of their jobs and schools to mobilize against two anti-immigrant bills now sitting in the state legislature. Immigrant rights group Voces de … Continue reading »

Activists And Community Members Protest Anti-Immigrant Law In North Carolina

On Wednesday the state of North Carolina succumbed to the #TrumpEffect, as Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 318 – a harsh anti-immigrant law that promises to make the lives of immigrants even more insufferable. Today, I signed a bill to end sanctuary cities in North Carolina and uphold the rule of law. #ncpol … Continue reading »