English (en español al final de la página): Wall Street Journal: Black, Latino Leaders Cool on Christie By Josh Dawsey and Heather Haddon New York Times: Head Start for Jeb Bush Campaign Is Part of Scott Walker’s Plan By Patrick Healy and Nicholas Confessore NBC News: Jeb Bush Visiting Puerto Rico, Latino Evangelicals This Week… Continue »

Time is running out for Republicans in the Texas State Legislature, and that is a very good thing. After a rollercoaster of speculations, the repeal of the Texas DREAM Act seems to be less likely by the day. Early last week, America’s Voice reported how Republican Senators were slowly mounting their opposition to the measure:… Continue »

Recordatorios de que el Partido Republicano está alejando a los jóvenes votantes en inmigración, mientras abraza frases e ideas políticas incoherentes, extremas e inviables Washington, DC – Con la mayor parte del ámbito presidencial republicano para 2016 en Iowa durante el fin de semana, el tema migratorio fue una vez más el foco de atención.… Continue »

Last week, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) took a break from calves-watching to introduce legislation that would block the federal courts from deciding to grant gay Americans the right to marry. In response, Rep. Jared Polis (D-CO) introduced legislation blocking King from legislating, period. From Polis’ statement: “For too long, Steve King has overstepped his constitutionally… Continue »

WASHINGTON, DC – La llamaré Isabel para no usar su verdadero nombre. Es una joven indocumentada latinoamericana, casada con un estadounidense y madre de una niña nacida aquí en Estados Unidos. La plática con la joven trabajadora la semana pasada me hizo reflexionar sobre cuán importante es que los políticos entiendan que cuando atacan a… Continue »

Reminders that GOP Field is Alienating Young Voters on Immigration, While Embracing Incoherent, Extreme and Unworkable Policy Ideas and Soundbites With the most of the likely 2016 Republican presidential field in Iowa over the weekend, immigration was once again a big focus of the proceedings.  Here are three of the key immigration developments that caught… Continue »

 New York Times Op-Ed by Roberto Suro and Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco Remind Us What’s at Stake for Millions of U.S. Citizen Children without DAPA and Expanded DACA As we’ve said before, the cost of inaction on immigration is high, not just for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in American but also for their… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): Washington Post: Why Rubio is running away from the most prominent item on his résumé By David Fahrenthold Miami Herald  (Florida): Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio tread carefully on immigration reform By Patricia Mazzei Wall Street Journal: Scott Walker Discusses Immigration, Asks for Prayers in Iowa By Heather… Continue »

On April 23, 2010, former Governor Jan Brewer signed into law SB 1070, one of the nation’s toughest and most controversial pieces of legislation regarding immigration enforcement. Five years later, Arizona remains at the epicenter of the immigrant rights debate. Yesterday, on the fifth anniversary of the enactment of SB 10170, Arizona activists took to… Continue »

Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott just let the cat out of the bag. Abbott has led the charge against President Obama’s 2014 immigration actions, with both DAPA and expanded DACA now on hold as the courts decide to whether or not let the programs go forward. Up until now, Abbott has been insisting that his… Continue »