New UWD Video a Reminder that Dreamers Prepared to Hold GOP Accountable, Demand Specific Answers on Essential Immigration Questions A must-watch video from United We Dream (UWD) features Dreamers asking Senate Republicans a simple question – “Do you want to deport my parents?”  The video features interactions between UWD and a who’s who of Republican… Continue »

The following is from DREAM Iowa: Yesterday, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush announced that he has decided to explore a presidential run and plans to establish a future Leadership PAC that will bankroll “conversations with citizens across America to discuss the most critical challenges facing our exceptional nation…[and] to support leaders, ideas and policies that… Continue »

Wisconsin is one of the 24 states currently suing President Obama over executive action, despite the fact that the Badger State stands to gain $19 million over 5 years from increased tax revenue as a result of executive action.  Today, five-term Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI) published a letter to Wisconsin’s Attorney General J. B. Van Hollen expressing her… Continue »

Family of 7 Awaits Decision in Local Test Case for Roll Out of Obama’s Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) Program Jose Luis has lived in the US for almost 20 years and is the happily married father of 4 US citizen children (Ages 16, 13, 8, and 2) and a godson he cares for… Continue »

Yesterday brought the news that Arthur Schwab, a federal judge in Pennsylvania, ruled that President Obama’s executive action for immigrants is unconstitutional.  There’s no injunction — the ruling was completely off the cuff and has no actual consequences on the President’s executive actions.  But it’s just a reminder that playing politics with immigration is not just a sport… Continue »

CBS News: Jeb Bush and the Perils of Immigration USA Today: Bush name: A leg up and a burden for Jeb in 2016 AP: End Game: No Immigration Deal, Just Divisions Bloomberg: U.S. Says Judge Questioning Immigration Order Is Wrong National Journal: How a Drunk Driving Case Became All About Obama’s Immigration Action Huffington Post:… Continue »

While Republicans may be gearing up to fight President Obama, last weekend should remind observers that the GOP’s true battles will be against Latino and immigrant families…

A range of recent polling finds overwhelmingly Latino support in favor of the recently announced executive actions on immigration…

In almost a straight party-line vote, the Senate confirmed Sarah Saldana’s appointment to the head of ICE today, making her the first Latina to hold the position.  The vote was 55-39, with only Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) being the only Republicans to vote in her favor. Saldana is currently the US Attorney for the… Continue »

Immigration Law Experts Available to Explain What His Unsolicited Opinion Does and Does NOT Mean In the wake of the President’s recent action on immigration, there has been much attention surrounding the legality of such administrative relief. Today, a District Court in Pennsylvania became the first to issue a ruling on the action. While the… Continue »