DACA is on the ballot in November Shorter Trump: I Love Dreamers So Much I’m Trying to Deport Them DACA is on the ballot in November The Liar-in-Chief tackled last night’s question from a pro-DACA questioner with his usual bluster, obfuscation and mendacity. He said, “we’re gonna take care of DACA.” In fact, Trump has… Continue »

Senator John Cornyn is facing a tough re-election fight against Democratic challenger M.J. Hegar ahead of tonight’s Senate debate. Polls show the diversifying Texas electorate holds overwhelmingly pro-Dreamer and pro-citizenship sentiments and Senator Cornyn’s hypocrisy and failures on immigration have been a recent focus of the race. Here are four key immigration questions for Senator… Continue »

 John Cornyn is in Senate leadership, serving as the Republicans’ second-in-command during their years in the majority. Yet when it comes to exerting that power and delivering on the immigration issues he claims to care about, he conveniently never seems to make it happen. We’ve been highlighting Cornyn’s obvious hypocrisy and weak excuses when it… Continue »

Facing a tough re-election fight and the overwhelming pro-Dreamer sentiment of the diversifying Texas electorate, Senator John Cornyn claimed that he “strongly supports the legalization of Dreamers” in a recently-released Spanish-language ad. America’s Voice and others called him out, highlighting that Cornyn voted no on the legalization of Dreamers in 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013 and… Continue »

“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 his claim a half-truth and their… 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 out Cornyn for his blatant hypocrisy… Continue »

Amidst ongoing focus on his level of support with Latino voters, Joe Biden traveled to Florida yesterday for events in Tampa and Kissimmee, released a plan on how he would support Puerto Rico, and conducted an interview with Telemundo’s José Díaz-Balart in which he reiterated his top immigration priorities.  Alongside a series of other immigration… Continue »

Continues Drive to End Popular Program and Put Dreamers on a Path to Deportation On Day One of its convention, the Republican Party portrayed itself as the “law and order” party. But as we have learned the hard way, it’s critical to watch what they do and not what they say. Take the Trump administration’s… Continue »

Life-changing program for Dreamers helped change political history Eight years ago, during the final months of another presidential election year, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program officially launched. Since that first application day of August 15, 2012, more than 800,000 Dreamers have relied on DACA’s life-changing protections and opportunities to strengthen their communities… Continue »

This past week, in the latest effort to limit the program that protects immigrant youth from deportation, the DHS unveiled yet another anti-immigrant plan in their memo on the current and future status of the DACA program .Earlier today, in response to the memo, immigration lawyers and advocates came together to discuss the DACA program,… Continue »