Goodlatte the latest to go after children fleeing violence and call for the deportation of DREAMers When it comes to immigration demagoguery, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is just the latest to pile on.  This week, at a hearing he chaired and another event, he made it clear that he believes immigrant children… Continue »

Immigration reform legislation is officially dead, and House Republicans are to blame.  Pundits, advocates, politicians, conservatives — pretty much everyone who isn’t part of the Steve King wing of anti-immigrantism — have been warning Republicans of the consequences of inaction on immigration reform.  And still, they’ve done nothing.  As commentators below explain, this is going… Continue »

Update: The activists have not been arrested, and have committed to staying in the office through the night. Watch video here and here. Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) has been no real friend to immigration reform — a fact that is sure to hurt him this fall as he runs for Sen. Mark Udall’s (D-CO) seat.  Today, hours after… Continue »

The stories abound: the father who was deported just before Thanksgiving despite everything his family did to fight, the teenagers who haven’t seen their mothers in years, the parent who was deported because he returned across the border to reunite with his family.  These are just a few examples of the families that have been… Continue »

Experts Discuss Data Released in New Report, Results of Gubernatorial Primary, and Role of Immigration as Mobilizing Factor for Latino Voters in Colorado Home to one of the fastest growing Latino electorates in the country, Colorado is set to steal the national spotlight in House, Senate and Gubernatorial races this November with immigration playing a… Continue »

When the President follows through, and if the executive action is robust, the differences between the two parties on an issue that mobilizes the fastest growing groups of new voters in the country will be cemented for a generation…