In March, the 5th Circuit appeals court granted the Obama Administration’s request to fast-track its appeal of Judge Hanen’s preliminary injunction which temporary blocked implementation of DACA expansion and DAPA. The Administration and the plaintiff states agreed to a briefing schedule which requires that all written arguments be filed with the appeals court by the… Continue »

Bloomberg: Menendez Gives Up Top Foreign Relations Spot After Indictment By Kathleen Hunter Roll Call: Immigration Advocates Rush to Menendez’s Defense By Emma Dumain The Hill: Immigration advocates defend ‘the senior senator for Latinos’ By Mark Hensch Politifact Wisconsin: Scott Walker’s immigration stance after New Hampshire appearance: Decoder ring needed By Dave Umhoefer AP: New… Continue »

With Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) in the news, the following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: “Senator Bob Menendez is a leader who I have worked with on immigration reform for over a decade.  I know him well and love him dearly.  He has been a tireless fighter for immigrants… Continue »

Al parecer, para 2016 los republicanos intentarán ignorar el consejo del encuestador Whit Ayres: los votantes latinos y la reforma migratoria; a punto de repetir los errores de 2012 Washington, DC – Ayer, Whit Ayres, el encuestador republicano y probable encuestador presidencial de Marco Rubio, esgrimió un argumento convincente de por qué el Partido Republicano… Continue »

Yesterday, Republican pollster and likely Marco Rubio presidential pollster Whit Ayres made a compelling case for why the GOP needs to improve its standing with Latino voters in order to win in 2016.  However, despite the demographic and electoral imperatives Ayres outlines, the Republican Party and its 2016 presidential field seems intent to follow the mistakes… Continue »

Dozens of DREAMers ended their week-long hunger strike late yesterday evening after Governor Andrew Cuomo finalized the New York state budget without the inclusion of the DREAM Act. The New York Immigration Coalition, one of the groups that had been fighting to have DREAM reinserted into the budget, released this statement: “It is shameful that… Continue »

Bloomberg: Wary Immigrants Scarce as Activists Pave Way for Obama’s Order By Esme E. Deprez Huffington Post: Labor Leader: ‘We Will Not Stop’ Fighting For Immigration Reform By Elise Foley USA Today: AFL-CIO launches effort to protect undocumented workers By Erin Kelly National Journal: Rubio Pollster: GOP Must Top 40% with Latinos to Win White… Continue »