Last Sunday, GOP Presidential candidate Jeb Bush complained to CBS’ “Face The Nation” that “it’s kind of scary” to listen to Donald Trump talk, saying that “he’s all over the map, misinformed at best and praying on people’s fears at worst.” Still, that didn’t stop Jeb from telling that... Continue »
One day after the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s historic DAPA and expanded DACA announcement, immigration champion Senator Dick Durbin became the first sitting member of the United States Senate to share a meal with a DAPA-eligible family. As part of the “DAPA Dinner” campaign, Senator Durbin sat down... Continue »
We recently noted the growing chorus of observers — ranging from respected columnists to religious leaders — condemning the fearmongering in the House that resulted in bipartisan passage of a bill making it practically impossible for desperate Syrians fleeing war to seek refuge in the United States. Last week,... Continue »
For the past six months, the mainstream media has been broadcasting Donald Trump’s racially charged rhetoric, ripped from the fringes of the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements, as if it were normal political discourse.  But these words and “policy” prescriptions are having real-life consequences, including numerous instances of attacks and harassment against Latinos,... Continue »
If you thought there were no immigrants among your dinner guests this past Thanksgiving, think again. From the turkey, to the green bean casseroles, to the potatoes and the strawberries on the cheesecake, immigrants labored in fields and factories in North Carolina, Idaho, California, and all across the nation... Continue »
English (en español al final de la página): ThinkProgress: There Are Immigrants At Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table. You Just May Not Realize It. By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee A year after Obama’s executive action, the undocumented remain steeped in fear By Jorge Cancino MSNBC: Ted Cruz refuses to take... Continue »
Al arrancar diciembre, el proceso de primarias de 2016 está, como quien dice, a la vuelta de la esquina, y ya falta menos de un año para la elección presidencial. El reloj corre y el nutrido bando de aspirantes a la nominación republicana continúa amorfo, extraño y cada vez... Continue »
English (en español al final de la página): Politico: Feds ask Supreme Court to hear immigration case this term By Josh Gerstein Wall Street Journal: Obama Administration Asks Court to Deny Texas More Time on Immigration By Jess Bravin Roll Call: White House Asks High Court to Hear Immigration Case This... Continue »
Washington, DC—Through racially charged rhetoric and statements ripped from the fringes of the anti-immigrant and white nationalist movements, Donald Trump has been attempting to mainstream hate speech.   His words are having consequences.  Politico reports today on the “combustible” atmosphere and numerous incidents of violence at Trump campaign events... Continue »
Earlier this week, Rep. Ruben Gallego became the latest elected official to sit down for a meal with a DAPA-eligble family for DAPA Dinner, a new campaign organized by America’s Voice, CCCA/FIRM, and United We Dream Action. Felipa and Rodolfo are 2 of my constituents who would qualify 4 #DAPA relief.... Continue »