You know, if Paul Ryan would actually talk to these DREAMers, maybe he wouldn’t have to keep throwing them out. For at least the third time this week, a DREAMer confronted Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) at a book signing, and he had her immediately removed.  According to Latino Rebels, a group of activists from SEIU, CHIRLA, and Mi… Continue »

MSNBC’s Benjy Sarlin today covers two of this fall’s most important races — Rep. Cory Gardner’s (R-CO) bid to unseat Sen. Mark Udall, and Rep. Mike Coffman’s (R-CO) battle to hold his seat against Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff.  Colorado’s electorate is 13% Latino, and as we’ve written about many times, both of these Republicans have talked the talk… Continue »

We wanted to hear directly from people affected why the President should act. Here are submissions from all over the country…

Cross-posted from Latino Decisions: In a matter of weeks or even days, we anticipate that President Obama will articulate some changes to immigration administration and enforcement that will provide some security to undocumented persons living and working in the United States. This action will represent the full and final defeat of the legislative effort at… Continue »

A veces se abre el paraguas antes de llover. Eso es los que están haciendo varios legisladores republicanos, al especular sobre un posible cierre de gobierno si el presidente Barack Obama utiliza una acción ejecutiva en el área de inmigración.

Obama volvió a lamentar que el Congreso no haya aprobado la petición de 3.700 millones de dólares que hizo hace varias semanas para hacer frente al gran influjo de niños inmigrantes, ya que eso ha obligado a la Administración a “tomar acciones ejecutivas” para lidiar con la crisis.

Remember Obama’s June 30th Rose Garden speech? While I will continue to push House Republicans to drop the excuses and act –- and I hope their constituents will too -– America cannot wait forever for them to act.  And that’s why, today, I’m beginning a new effort to fix as much of our immigration system as… Continue »

Raul Garcia, First Farm Worker to Run for U.S. Congress, Asks McCarthy Key Question: While We Wait for You on Immigration Reform, Who Should Be Harvesting America’s Food? Raul Garcia, a naturalized U.S. citizen and farm worker of 30 years, has had enough of the empty promises from his Representative on immigration and this fall,… Continue »

We know we’re winning the fight for President Obama to take executive action on immigration, but we wanted to hear directly from people affected why the President should act — and we ended up receiving hundreds of submissions from all across the country. We’re still reading through them, but they all have one common thread so… Continue »

Huffington Post: Drinking & Talking Mourns The Death Of Immigration Reform Associated Press: Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration MSNBC: Immigration reformers make their stand in Colorado Politico: Obama wants immigration action The Hill: President forges ahead on immigration order Reuters: Obama signals timing of new immigration measures in question Bloomberg: Obama’s Advisers… Continue »