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We’re only five days away from what will be a historic election, and Donald Trump’s cronies continue peddling fear and inciting violence. This time, it came from CBP’ “Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner” Mark Morgan. In what looks like a crystal clear campaign event, and violation of campaign laws, Morgan traveled to… Continue »

Enlace: Austin, TX – El presidente Donald Trump tiene previsto visitar El Paso, Texas, días después del violento ataque impulsado por la supremacía blanca y el odio, que dejó un saldo de 22 personas muertas. El manifiesto del atacante incluía frases y retórica directamente relacionadas con los tuits y los discursos de campaña del presidente… Continue »

President Trump once again used fear and lies to make his case for the need of a wall on our country’s southern border during his address to the nation last night. In remarks that reeked of Stephen Miller’s hatred towards immigrants, Trump talked of a “security crisis” on the border, that frankly those who live… Continue »

There really is something happening in Texas. We’ve seen it in town halls held in every corner of the state, we’ve seen it in voter registration efforts in big counties like Travis, Dallas, Harris, and Bexar, and now we’re seeing it in polling. Yesterday, an NBC News/Marist poll had the Texas Senate race within 4… Continue »

Now that the government has reopened, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has “promised” Senate Democrats a vote on a bill that will address the crisis affecting Dreamers since the DACA program was ended by President Trump in September. Leading the efforts on the Republican side is Texas Sen. John Cornyn, who is self-reportedly “having a… Continue »

SB 4, the discriminatory law signed by Gov. Greg Abbott earlier this year and currently being challenged in the courts by major Texas cities and community organizations, is already impacting the work of local police departments. And, that was on vivid display as Hurricane Harvey wrecked havoc along Texas’ Gulf Coast as SB 4 added… Continue »

Arrested in February, Coronilla Guerrero’s wife told judge that Coronilla-Guerrero faced death if he was deported Austin, TX – Juan Coronilla Guerrero was forcibly taken from a Travis County Courthouse in February, deported, and according to the Austin American-Statesman, killed by gangs that took him from his bed while he slept. This tragedy again highlights the… Continue »

SB4 targets all people of color.

Yesterday, more than 1,000 people from across the country of all races and ethnicities, took over the Texas Capitol to protest SB4, a racist and anti-immigrant law that targets people of color by allowing local law enforcement agents to act as federal immigration officials. Activists and allies in a rally organized by United We Dream,… Continue »