Associated Press: Immigration Advocates Focus on Cantor By Erica Werner Politico: Eric Cantor stresses support for legalization measure By Seung Min Kim Fusion: Zuckerberg Doubles Down on Immigration Push With New Group By Jordan Fabian Latin Post: Facebook Creator Mark Zuckerberg to Create ‘Welcome.us’ Group to Showcase Immigrant Success Stories By Robert C. Weich III… Continue »

Kansas’ Secretary of State Kris Kobach is famous for being the architect of the Arizona and Alabama anti-immigrant laws (SB 1070 and HB 56) — and for pushing anti-immigrant laws onto states when he’s supposed to be working for Kansas. He’s facing reelection this year though, and according to the Wall Street Journal, Kobach is drawing challengers… Continue »

Yesterday on the House Triangle, Military DREAMers and congressmen came out to speak to the press about the ENLIST Act, which would allow DREAMers to enlist in the military. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) introduced the amendment but Republican Leadership has made it clear that they would block any attempts to include it in the defense… Continue »

It’s Always About Getting to “No” Without Plotting a Way to Get to “Yes” Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) has consistently said that immigration reform “needs to get done.”  Yet when it comes to turning rhetoric into action, Boehner the rest of Republican leadership always find a way to get to “no.” According… Continue »

The demographic cliff is approaching for Republicans and immigration reform, and Rep. Luis Gutierrez took to the House floor yesterday to remind the GOP that they must take action —  or else.  Without reform, the GOP will head toward another presidential election in 2016 in which they have nothing to show Latino voters.  And if they keep… Continue »

McClatchy: House GOP leaders block Calif. Republican’s immigration measure By Michael Doyle Huffington Post: Amendments On Undocumented Immigrants In The Military Won’t Get A Vote In The House By Elise Foley Associated Press: Boehner defends rejecting immigration measure Wall Street Journal: Boehner Leaves Open a Vote on ‘Enlist Act’ Immigration Measure By Kristina Peterson CBS… Continue »

File this under ‘ways that being anti-immigrant is hurting Republicans this fall.’  Colorado’s Andrew Romanoff, a Democrat running for Rep. Mike Coffman’s (R-CO) seat, has been slamming Coffman for trying to appear more pro-immigrant than he really is. It wasn’t that long ago that Coffman was a hardliner Republican on immigration, calling the DREAM Act a “nightmare” and… Continue »

Reps. Jeff Denham, Luis Gutierrez, and Mike Coffman came together today at the House Triangle to talk about the ENLIST Act, Jeff Denham’s bill to allow DREAMers to join the military, and why Republicans should pass it.  While Gutierrez is a longtime champion of immigration reform and Denham should be commended for his pursuit of… Continue »