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Dream and Promise Act Supported by Members of Congress, Experts Across the Nation

Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Former Ambassador Feeley, Leaders Discuss Importance of Dream and Promise Act for Economy and National Security

America’s Voice Applauds CHC Call for Investigation of Trump Organization

State and National Editorial Boards Slam 41 GOP Senators for Standing with Trump Over the Constitution

Three Reminders Why Trump’s Xenophobia is On a Losing Streak

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USA Today As Trump has noted in his tweets, Republicans broadly agree with him on the matter of bolstering border security, but they disagree with his means of using the national emergency to obtain funding. He’s also hinted in statements that the Republicans who vote against the emergency could face a revolt from the base and attract potential primary challengers. Given their longstanding reluctance to openly oppose the president, Republican senators were still looking for ways to avoid a high-profile conflict as recently as this week. Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) had proposed a bill that would amend the National Emergencies Act and limit future presidents’ power to use it, thereby somewhat addressing the “precedent” problem. In exchange for the White House’s support on the bill, a group of Republicans were open to voting against Thursday’s resolution. Trump, however, declined to back the trade. Republicans were so keen to figure something out that a trio of senators stormed a dinner Trump was having on Wednesday, to see if there was still potential for compromise, the Washington Post’s Erica Werner, Seung Min Kim, and John Wagner reported. Trump, once again, demurred. Left with few alternatives, Republican lawmakers eventually made their decision. It’s one of the only substantive times that so many have taken such action, writes the Washington Post’s Aaron Blake: When enough Republicans have crossed over to rebuke Trump, it has almost always been in symbolic ways: Jamal Khashoggi, Trump’s trade wars, the media not being “the enemy of the people,” and the withdrawals from Syria and Afghanistan. This time, there’s meat on the bone. The GOP-controlled Senate would actually be taking concrete action to stop Trump, thereby forcing Trump to veto something. It would be his first veto, in fact. This registers that he is acting in clear opposition to — and overturning — the will of Congress. As Blake notes, even though the measure is due to get vetoed, the congressional passage of the resolution matters. The congressional vote against the resolution could be used against Trump in court The next stop for the fight against the national emergency will take place in courts across the country as organizations including the American Civil Liberties Union and more than 16 states pursue lawsuits challenging Trump’s declaration. One of the arguments these suits are making is that Trump is attempting to obtain funds via the national emergency that Congress has already declined to give him, rendering his actions unconstitutional. Since Congress holds the power to authorize federal spending, as designated by the Constitution, Trump’s efforts could be seen as going around the legislative branch. The congressional vote against the resolution could be used in court to demonstrate just how much opposition there is from the legislative branch to Trump’s actions, legal experts told Vox. It could also be used to show that the emergency Trump is claiming is anything but, since Congress has now actively sought to terminate it. “When this issue gets to the courts, Congress’s view that no emergency exists might well affect how aggressively the courts review the president’s arguments to the contrary,” said Richard Pildes, a constitutional law professor at NYU. The National Emergencies Act of 1976 gives presidents a wide berth when it comes to determining what an emergency is, which could provide Trump’s declaration the cover it needs to prevail in court. Congress’s vote on Thursday, however, could definitely speak to questions about its constitutionality — if a judge ends up weighing this argument.
By Maureen Groppe and John Fritze
March 14, 2019

Vox 12 Senate Republicans just helped Democrats block Trump’s border wall national emergency
By Li Zhou
March 14, 2019

The Atlantic (Opinion) The Voters Democrats Aren’t Really Fighting Over
By Ronald Brownstein
March 14, 2019

The Denver Post (Editorial) Our endorsement of Cory Gardner was a mistake
March 14, 2019

CBC (Editorial) Sen. Tillis delivers flip-flop for the ages
March 14, 2019

NY Daily News (Op-Ed) Please, just let me stay: Congress should safeguard the status of Dreamers and TPS recipients now
By Perla Canales
March 14, 2019

North Jersey Record (New Jersey) Bill to permanently protect ‘Dreamers’ and TPS holders would benefit 115,000 in NJ
By Monsy Alvarado
March 14, 2019

Westport News (Connecticut) Westport police responds to claims of helping ICE
March 14, 2019

San Francisco Chronicle Bay Area Cambodians detained by ICE will likely be deported
By Tatiana Sanchez
March 14, 2019

Associated Press House Republicans want to compel sheriffs to aid ICE agents
March 14, 2019

Associated Press Some NC sheriffs won’t work with ICE. This GOP-backed bill would force them to.
By Will Doran and Virginia Bridges
March 14, 2019

WHNT New women’s detention center to help Lauderdale County overcrowding
By Carter Watkins
March 14, 2019

Newsweek NEARLY 80 PERCENT OF AMERICANS DO NOT BELIEVE IMMIGRATION BOOSTS CRIME
By Chantal Da Silva
March 14, 2019

NBC News Concerns rise over U.S. plan to close all overseas immigration offices
By Nicole Acevedo, Carmen Sesin and Reuters
March 14, 2019

Washington Times Voters in 2020 battleground state struggle to excuse Trump’s hiring of illegal immigrants
By S.A. Miller
March 14, 2019

HuffPost Wilbur Ross Says He Didn’t Lie To Congress, But Won’t Say More About Census Citizenship Question
By Sam Levine
March 15, 2019

USA Today Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross defends citizenship question on 2020 census
By Alan Gomez
March 15, 2019

The Washington Post The Senate voted to block Trump’s national emergency declaration. Now what?
By Sarah Binder
March 15, 2019

Politico House Dems mount campaign to stem defections on GOP ‘gotcha’ votes
By Sarah Ferris and Heather Caygle
March 14, 2019

Associated Press Judge Who Blocked Deportation Mid-Flight Set to Review Case
March 14, 2019

The New York Times Welcome, Refugees. Now Pay Back Your Travel Loans
By Fabrice Robinet
March 14, 2019

The New York Times Southwest Key, Known for Migrant Shelters, Cashes In on Charter Schools
By Kim Barker
March 14, 2019

The Hill GOP’s Tillis comes under pressure for taking on Trump
By Scott Wong and Alexander Bolton
March 14, 2019

HuffPost A Dozen Republicans Rebuke Trump Over His Emergency Declaration
By Arthur Delaney and Igor Bobic
March 14, 2019

Buzzfeed News A Texas Landowner Suing Over Trump’s National Emergency Declaration Worries His Ancestors’ Bodies Will Be Exhumed
By Zoe Tillman
March 14, 2019

The Hill Texas man sues over fear Trump’s emergency declaration will cause ancestors’ burial sites to be moved
By Morgan Gstalter
March 14, 2019

The Hill Poll: Nearly 80 percent of Americans believe immigrants ‘no more to blame’ for crime than other groups
By Rachel Frazin
March 14, 2019

The Hill ICE mulls plan to phase out family detention center in Texas
By Tal Axelrod
March 14, 2019

The Hill Trump tweets ‘VETO!’ after Senate rejects border emergency
By Jordan Fabian
March 14, 2019

The Hill Florida lawmakers pitch bipartisan Venezuela amendment for Dream Act
By Rafael Bernal
March 14, 2019

The Hill Michigan lawmakers ask ICE to stop deportation of Mexican journalist
By Rachel Frazin
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post House Democrats say commerce secretary is holding back on citizenship question
By Tara Bahrampour
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post Tillis’s reversal sums up state of Senate Republicans — few willing to cross Trump
By Paul Kane
March 14, 2019

Politico Why Trump didn’t stop a GOP revolt on his border emergency
By Burgess Everett and Eliana Johnson
March 14, 2019

Politico ‘Beware the fury of Trump’: 2020 GOP senators back president on border
By James Arkin and John Bresnahan
March 14, 2019

Politico Trump may send volunteer force to border
By Ted Hesson
March 14, 2019

Associated Press Deportation looms for convicted ‘Real Housewives’ husband
March 14, 2019

Associated Press Democratic lawmakers grill Ross on citizenship question
By Kevin Freking
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post These 12 Republicans defied Trump and voted to overturn his declaration of an emergency at the border
By Colby Itkowitz
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post U.S. weighs plan to phase out family detention at Texas facility, despite migration surge
By Nick Miroff and Maria Sacchetti
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post Congressional Hispanic Caucus calls for investigation into Trump Organization for hiring undocumented workers
By Joshua Partlow
March 14, 2019

Politico Senate deals blow to Trump in vote to terminate border emergency
By Marianne Levine
March 14, 2019

Politico Congressional demands of DHS make Nielsen ‘really fear for our democracy’
By Caitlin Oprysko
March 14, 2019

Associated Press Nevada Grand Jury Indicts Immigrant in 4 Fatal Shootings
March 14, 2019

The Wall Street Journal (Editorial) Trump Loses the Senate
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post (Editorial) Trump is turning his back on refugees — and America’s tradition of compassion
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post (Editorial) A dozen Republican senators show some spine. It won’t be enough.
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post (Opinion) The Trump administration keeps spinning its census scandal
By Paul Waldman
March 14, 2019

The Washington Post (Op-Ed) How Donald Trump is making illegal immigration worse
By Juan David Coronado
March 15, 2019

The Atlantic (Opinion) White Nationalism’s Deep American Roots
By Adam Serwer
March 14, 2019

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El Diario de El Paso (TX) Cerrar filas en 2020 o padecer otros cuatro años con Trump
By Maribel Hastings
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Una empresa de Silicon Valley es el enlace entre ICE y policías locales
March 14, 2019

Noticiero Univision Denuncian que agentes migratorios están rastreando a indocumentados a través de las placas de los autos (Video)
By Luis Megid
March 14, 2019

El Nuevo Herald Líderes de Florida exigen reforma migratoria que fortalezca economía, cuide familias
By Jimena Tavel
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Arrestan a cerca de 300 familias y menores no acompañados en el Valle del Río Grande
March 14, 2019

La Opinión ICE se salta la ley al detener indefinidamente a niños de incluso 5 años
March 14, 2019

La Opinión 4 cambios de USCIS que impactan a distintos tipos de inmigrantes
March 14, 2019

CNN en Español Senado bloquea la declaración de emergencia de Trump
March 14, 2019

Noticias Telemundo Senado vota en contra de la emergencia nacional decretada por Trump para financiar el muro
By Olga Luna con información de EFE
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Senado rechaza emergencia nacional de Trump por el muro
By Jesús García
March 14, 2019

Univision 23- Dallas Líderes judíos y latinos de Texas viajan a la zona fronteriza de El Paso para conocer las condiciones de los migrantes (Video)
March 14, 2019

Univision 41- San Antonio Manifestantes se reúnen en el Capitolio de Texas en contra de la ley SB4 (Video)
March 14, 2019

Univision Noticias Revuelta republicana: 12 senadores se suman a los demócratas para anular la emergencia nacional, pero Trump vetará la medida
March 14, 2019

ProPublica- Illinois Después de la controversia, Heartland va a cerrar cuatro albergues para jóvenes inmigrantes en Illinois
By Melissa Sanchez, Duaa Eldeib y Jodi S. Cohen
March 14, 2019

El Diario-NY Policías en ‘ciudades santuario’ ayudan en secreto a ICE contra inmigrantes
March 14, 2019

El Latino- San Diego Signos de alerta se observan en México y EU; implicaciones del arribo de inmigrantesa la frontera
By Horacio Renteria
March 14, 2019

Noticias Telemundo Esta es la forma en que agentes de ICE han logrado evitar políticas de ciudades “santuario”
By Natalia Urrego con información de AP
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Policías en ‘ciudades santuario’ ayudan en secreto a ICE contra inmigrantes
March 14, 2019

Univision Noticias Más de 200 organizaciones piden al gobierno de Trump que otorgue TPS a Venezuela
By Jorge Cancino
March 14, 2019

Noticias Telemundo Iglesias de Arizona no pueden seguir acogiendo a inmigrantes por falta de donaciones
By Olga Luna con información de EFE
March 14, 2019

La Opinión El video sobre inmigrantes con el que Trump defiende su emergencia nacional
March 14, 2019

Univision 23- Dallas O’Rourke: “Si la inmigración es un problema, es el mejor problema que este país puede tener” (Video)
March 14, 2019

Dlatinos Agentes ICE encuentran vías de salvar políticas “santuario”
By Voa Noticias
March 14, 2019

Investing.com Senado EEUU se prepara a aprobar proyecto para terminar con emergencia fronteriza
By Reuters
March 14, 2019

Los Angeles Times ICE rastrea inmigrantes con la ayuda de las ciudades santuario, según archivos de la corte
By Jazmin Ulloa
March 14, 2019

Los Angeles Times Utiliza Trump confusión en cifras de cruces fronterizos ilegales para reclamar dinero para el muro
By Molly O’Toole
March 14, 2019

Investing.com El Senado EEUU se prepara a aprobar proyecto para terminar con emergencia fronteriza
By Reuters
March 14, 2019

Metro Latino USA Demócratas buscan expandir protección migratoria con la ley “Dream and Promise”
By Ramón Jiménez
March 14, 2019

Telemundo Arizona Trump quiere subir las tarifas migratorias por el muro (Video)
March 14, 2019

Noticias Telemundo Trump amenaza con vetar la resolución sobre el muro si el Senado revoca la emergencia nacional
By Olga Luna con información de Associated Press
March 14, 2019

La Opinión (LA) Redada en mercado en San Diego deja trauma entre los trabajadores detenidos
By Araceli Martínez Ortega
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Iglesias llenas de inmigrantes cortan ayuda por falta de dinero
By Agencia EFE
March 14, 2019

La Opinión Este es el plan de Trump para que los migrantes con documentos paguen por su muro
By Telemundo
March 14, 2019

Noticiero Univision Incertidumbre en Mexicali por recursos para atender a migrantes que sean retornados de EEUU luego de pedir asilo (Video)
March 13, 2019

Univision 34-Los Angeles El conmovedor reencuentro de un inmigrante con su familia tras permanecer 22 días detenido por ICE (Video)
March 14, 2019

Univision Noticias Revelan que ICE recibe información de policías en ciudades santuario para arrestar a indocumentados
By Isaias Alvarado
March 13, 2019