Advocates and experts analyze SB 4 hearings.
At Mother Jones today is a longread about SB 4, the politics of the Latino vote in Texas, and how organizers are trying to use the new anti-immigrant law to build a stronger future for the Latino vote in the state. As the article mentions, advocacy groups like Jolt... Continue »
One month before discriminatory law takes effect, local law enforcement express frustration, confusion Austin, TX  – Texas’ racially discriminatory law, SB4, is set to be implemented across the state on September 1, but in pieces from The Intercept and the Dallas Morning News, local law enforcement have already expressed confusion and frustration on... Continue »
Charlotte, NC – In an op-ed for the Charlotte Observer, Rabbi Judy Schindler, Associate Professor of Judaic Studies and Director of the Stan Greenspon Center for Peace and Social Justice at Queens University of Charlotte, presents the debate over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as a choice for... Continue »
It’s un-American, but thankfully, going nowhere; the threat to DACA, however, is un-American and imminent If the goal was to generate universal condemnation from economists and position themselves in opposition to the Statue of Liberty, then this week’s White House-led rollout of the RAISE Act was a home run.... Continue »
In Tennessee this week, 200 Dreamers and advocates rallied outside a Mike Pence fundraiser with state Republicans, calling on the officials to protect Dreamers from deportation and save DACA. Tennessee, via its Attorney General Herbert Slatery, is one of the ten states threatening to sue the Trump Administration unless... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
America’s Voice 5 Takeaways From the Rollout of the RAISE Act ICYMI: “We can support – or shatter – young immigrants’ dreams” ICYMI: SB4 Is Already Damaging Public Safety in Texas Mother Jones: Advocates See SB 4 As Key Latino Vote Opportunity This Week in Texas: SB 4 Will... Continue »
The RAISE Act, a bill sponsored by Sens. Tom Cotton (R-AR) and David Perdue (R-GA) and championed by the Trump Administration via Stephen Miller, was introduced yesterday, to the consternation of just about everyone but the most die-hard Trump supporters. The bill would slash legal immigration by 50%, eliminate... Continue »

Dream Act

Editorial boards and expert observers continue to speak out on behalf of DACA and Dreamers. Writing in The Hill, former ICE Acting Director John Sandweg makes a compelling case for why DACA is smart, legal, and beneficial to America – including by allowing enforcement to target actual public safety threats and not... Continue »