After weeks of battling the inevitable, House Republicans appear set to finally advance a clean DHS funding bill stripped of immigration riders.  This predictable outcome reinforced the fact that immigration is the Republicans’ kryptonite.  Instead of helping the GOP, congressional attempts to block and overturn President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration... Continue »
From the New York Times comes a heart-wrenching op-ed from Ehiracenia Vasquez, a member of the Texas Organizing Project. Ehiracenia, like millions of other families across the country, is eligible for the immigration relief announced by President Obama late last year. A long-time resident of Texas and mom of... Continue »
The Monster of Their Own Creation is Out of Control An array of voices from across the political spectrum agree that the DHS funding debacle has been a colossal embarrassment and failure for the GOP.  According to Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice: “The Republican Party’s mishandling of Department of... Continue »
It was barely a year ago when anti-immigrant carnival barkers like Mark Krikorian complained they were shut out of the annual CPAC event after organizers decided they needed to revamp their damaged image following Mitt Romney’s 2012 disastrous showing among Latino voters. Well, that makeover didn’t last too long.... Continue »
El ala ultraconservadora del partido, el Tea Party, infligió el viernes una agria derrota al líder republicano en la Cámara de Representantes, John Boehner, al tumbar un recurso temporal para prorrogar los fondos tres semanas y mantener la batalla política sin provocar un cierre. Continue »
Republicans have filed an anti-immigrant lawsuit against the expansion of DACA and DAPA in the most anti-immigrant district in the country. Get the facts and stay informed. Continue »
Do you have questions about President Obama’s new immigration policies? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We’re working with the leading immigration advocates and lawyers across the country to answer your questions about DAPA and DACA. So submit your questions and check back often. Continue »
Washington Post (Plum Line): Morning Plum: Homeland Security fight could have messy ending for Democrats, too By Greg Sargent Wall Street Journal: Jeb Bush Parries Skeptical Questions About Immigration and Education Policies By Janet Hook and Rebecca Ballhaus Politico: Scott Walker on immigration: ‘My view has changed’ By Leigh Munsil The Hill: Jeb... Continue »
El más reciente espectáculo de la mayoría republicana en el Congreso, especialmente en la Cámara Baja, en torno al presupuesto del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS), vuelve a resaltar cómo la minoría más extremista de ese partido, la que actúa irracionalmente a la sola mención de la palabra ‘inmigración’,... Continue »
Meet the anti-immigrant extremists in the national immigration debate.  Continue »