“Rather than platitudes … Senator Cornyn should do the work and call for a vote to actually legalize Dreamers”    Sen. John Cornyn, locked in a tough reelection bid in Texas, is still facing fall-out from his Spanish language ad claiming he “strongly supports legalization for Dreamers.” PolitiFact judged... Continue »
 Facing a close Senate race in a changing state, Cornyn tries to con voters with his infamous two-faced two-step dance on Dreamers   New polling released by New York Times/Siena finds competitive presidential and Senate contests in Texas. Trump leads Biden by 46% – 43% in a state he... Continue »
Austin, TX —  Last week, vulnerable incumbent Senator John Cornyn released a Spanish-language ad that falsely claimed Cornyn “strongly supports the legalization of DREAMers” despite the fact that Cornyn has a long history of voting against DREAMers, undermining DACA, and trying to kill bipartisan immigration reform. Earlier today, America’s Voice, DREAMers, and immigration activists called... Continue »
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El senador John Cornyn ha salido con un nuevo anuncio en español en el que asegura que “él apoya firmemente la legalización de los Dreamers”. Es una afirmación que asombra, considerando su largo historial en hacer exactamente lo contrario. En el pleno del Senado, Cornyn ha tenido numerosas oportunidades de votar... Continue »
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Senator John Cornyn is out with a new Spanish-language ad claiming that he “strongly supports the legalization of Dreamers.” It’s a jaw-dropping claim considering his long record of doing exactly the opposite. On the Senate floor, Cornyn has had numerous opportunities to vote yes. Every time, he’s voted no.... Continue »
Next Round of COVID Relief Needs to Focus on Including and Protecting Immigrant Workers and Families Threatened By Trump President Trump’s relentless anti-immigrant focus is not only cruel and politically unpopular but also is actively harming America’s health and unified response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From new details of... Continue »
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Cruz does the dirty work as GOP Senators in tight races are nowhere to be seen   Sen. Dick Durbin went to the Senate floor this morning to ask unanimous consent for HR 6, the Dream and Promise Act, be brought up for a vote in the Senate. The... Continue »
Senator Cornyn is the President’s key wingman, unwilling to challenge Trump, even over the treatment of vulnerable children. As we’ve been highlighting (here, here and here) , the Trump administration has been using the cover of the elecpandemic to advance a host of nativist policies they have long pursued... Continue »
Trump Chooses Politics & Ideology over Public Health and Safety Every Time Max Boot’s newest syndicated column describes how the Trump administration “is not letting the coronavirus crisis go to waste … in the name of protecting America from the coronavirus, Trump has been able to achieve a xenophobe’s... Continue »
“When we got DACA, we got wings.” Across sectors and the ideological spectrum, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, business owners, national security experts, educators, members of Congress, and civil rights leaders filed amici briefs in support of Dreamers nationwide, ahead of next month’s Supreme Court’s oral arguments... Continue »