This entire Congressional session, House Republicans have refused to take action on real immigration reform, preferring to vote multiple times in favor of ending DACA and deporting DREAMers.  The latest of these votes came last week and the House Republican driving them has been super-extremist Rep. Steve King (R-IA). Since... Continue »
America’s Voice Responds to Tonight’s House Votes Following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, in response to tonight’s votes on immigration and child refugee issues in the U.S. House of Representatives: How pathetic.  With today’s votes, the House Republicans have completed their lurch to... Continue »
How horrible is the revised border bill that the House GOP will attempt to pass today?  Horrible enough that the likes of Steve King, Michele Bachmann, and Louie Gohmert seem positively giddy to be voting for it.  Note the tweet below suggesting that this is the first time leadership... Continue »
Sign United We Dream’s petition telling President Obama to GO BIG on executive action! Today, more than a hundred DREAMers and advocates with United We Dream marched in front of the White House, calling on President Obama to “go big” in any executive action for immigrants he may be... Continue »
In the last few weeks, quite a number of Senate and House Republicans have come out in favor of ending DACA/deferred action, either because they think doing so will halt the influx of children coming to the border, or as part of the response to the children.  The list... Continue »
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) just became the latest Republican to call for an end to DACA: McCain on question if DACA needs to end: “It does. We need comprehensive immigration reform.” says DACA just appeased Obama voters — Kate Nocera (@KateNocera) July 22, 2014 It’s not necessarily what McCain... Continue »
Almost two years ago, on the first day that DREAMers were allowed to sign up for DACA, news coverage featured young immigrants in cities like Chicago and Los Angeles lining up by the thousands while waiting for help with their paperwork.  Meanwhile, in Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer chose the exact... Continue »
Rep. Darrell Issa took an extreme step when he suggested that a good response to children fleeing violence story is to end DACA — and resume deporting DREAMers.  Today, United We DREAM and other advocates let him know what they think about that idea, with a takeover of his... Continue »
As the Obama Administration continues to delay action on fixing his administration’s deportation policy, we’re seeing more indications, via NBC/WSJ’s latest poll, that his approval rating has suffered with Latino voters.  From the Wall Street Journal: Another ominous trend for Democrats heading into a midterm election that tends to... Continue »