El Comité de Reglas de la Cámara de Representantes tramitará este lunes una iniciativa de gastos de 40 mil millones de dólares para el Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) y se prevé que sea enmendada para bloquear los fondos para las medidas administrativas. Continuar »
Today, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) slammed Republicans for their coming full-scale attack against immigrants — and Lawrence Downes has a similar piece at the New York Times highlighting all the ways in which the GOP is reinforcing itself as the mass-deportation party.  Next week’s GOP efforts aren’t just against President Obama’s recent executive action... Continuar »
Earlier, we wrote about how Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) slammed Republicans for their all-out assault on DACA as well as executive action.  Today, Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) along with more than a hundred other House Democrats, sent the below letter to Speaker Boehner asking him to stop playing politics with immigrants’... Continuar »
For pro-immigration reform advocates, the battle to protect the most profound immigration policy change in a generation begins… Continuar »
Legal Experts, Advocates, and DREAMers Discuss the State of Play in Congress, the Courts, and Politics As the Battle to Protect the Most Profound Immigration Policy Changes in a Generation Begins  To listen to a recording of today’s call, click here. With the start of a new year and a... Continuar »
Republicans are preparing an all-out assault against immigrants, readying legislation that would target 2012’s DACA as well as last year’s executive action, and making it clear that what they are after is the mass deportation of all undocumented immigrants. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL), who announced yesterday plans to travel around... Continuar »
The new House Immigration Subcommittee assignments are out, and its Republican members for the 114th Congress will include Chairman Trey Gowdy (SC), Raul Labrador (ID), Lamar Smith (TX), Steve King (IA), Ken Buck (CO), John Ratcliffe (TX), and Dave Trott (MI). We’re likely to get around to all the... Continuar »
New York Times: G.O.P. Aims to Fund Homeland Security While Blocking Obama’s Immigration Plan By Ashley Parker National Journal: GOP Readies Plan to Battle Obama on Immigration By Daniel Newhauser and Rachel Roubein The Atlantic: Republicans Plot an Immigration Fight By Russell Berman Bloomberg: House to Vote to Block... Continuar »
Politico reported this week that Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has a new book out, and that the issue of immigration reform — what the Senator is perhaps best known for on the national stage — only comes “during the final pages of the second chapter.” Following an evolution he... Continuar »
Lawsuits against President Obama’s executive action for immigrants suffered a serious setback just before Christmas, when a federal judge threw Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s case out of court.  But a bigger lawsuit, filed by 25 states, is still pending, and its first hearing is scheduled for next week.  Today at the... Continuar »