As of later today, the Republican Party will officially control both congressional chambers.  GOP leaders in both the House and Senate have pledged to demonstrate their ability to govern in a responsible manner.  Yet when it comes to immigration policy, it is already clear the “new” Republican majority looks... Continue »
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has not been having a good time in court lately.  Not only is he in serious trouble with the law himself at home in Arizona, but his lawsuit against President Obama’s executive action was tossed out two days before Christmas.  And now, yet another federal judge has issued... Continue »
Houston Chronicle: Anti-illegal immigration groups resurge on border By Lomi Kriel Fox News Latino: Republicans ready to block immigration order as its supporters vow to fight back Daily Kos: Immigration advocates gleeful at prospect of GOP trying to block Obama’s executive actions By Kerry Eleveld Vox: The massive prisoner’s... Continue »
Today, immigration, civil rights, and labor groups joined the legal effort to defend President Obama’s recent executive action on immigration by filing an amicus (“friend-of-the-court”) brief in the case, State of Texas v. United States. Twenty-five states are currently suing the President over executive action, a case which will receive... Continue »
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is challenging John Boehner for his position as Speaker of the House.  Gohmert, a Steve King-allied Tea Partier, is of course famous for worrying about “terror babies” invading America.  Here’s more about Gohmert: He’s accused accused the Obama administration of letting the children on the border in so that... Continue »
Politico: President Obama allies bank on immigration backfire By Seung Min Kim C-SPAN: Prospects for Immigration Reform (VIDEO) National Journal: How Hopes for Immigration Deal Fell Apart By Rachel Roubein Fusion: Obama: ‘Nativist trend’ could hurt Republicans in 2016 By Jordan Fabian Wall Street Journal: GOP Readies Immigration Measures... Continue »