In a 224-201 vote this morning, House Republicans voted with Steve King in favor of deporting DREAMers… Continue »
As we’ve been writing about, the Republican-led House this morning took a vote on an ugly amendment from Steve King that attacks DREAMers and strips away funding for President Obama’s deferred action for DREAMers (DACA) program.  It was mostly a symbolic vote on a provision that will never become... Continue »
Today, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment by Rep. Steve King (R-IA) that attacks DREAMers, young people who have grown up in America and are American in all but paperwork.  The amendment to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill would restrict DHS from... Continue »
The following is a press statement from United We DREAM about this morning’s Steve King amendment: With the House of Representatives voting today to pass HR 2217, Rep. Steve King’s amendment to block funding to implement the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, DREAMers are speaking out with... Continue »
Associated Press: Rubio hears out House conservatives on immigration By Erica Werner Los Angeles Times: Senate immigration bill teeters as it tilts rightward By Lisa Moscaro and Brian Bennett NBC Latino: Does Marco Rubio support his own immigration bill? By Sandra Lilley Washington Post (The Fix): Why Marco Rubio... Continue »
Update: King’s amendment passed 224-201.  Seven Republicans voted no, four Democrats voted yes.  More analysis on what’s next and what this means, forthcoming. Last night, Steve King renewed his push to drive Republicans off the demographic cliff, by introducing a hateful amendment to a homeland security appropriations bill (HR... Continue »
Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has announced plans to introduce a “sweeping amendment” to the immigration bill that would replace an entire section on border security… Continue »
Washington, DC –  Ahí viene otra vez. El senador John Cornyn (R-TX) recurre una vez más a sus viejos trucos en el tema migratorio. POLITICO reporta que el senador Cornyn presentará una “enmienda radical a la propuesta de ley migratoria cuando pase a discusión la próxima semana, buscando reemplazar... Continue »
The following is a press statement from United We DREAM: DREAMers Challenge Sen. Cornyn’s Hypocritical Maneuvering Intended to Kill Immigration Bill WASHINGTON, D.C.– With news today that Senator Cornyn plans to introduce sweeping changes to the border security provisions of the Senate immigration reform, attacking the already heavily negotiated... Continue »