A few weeks ago, a group of House Republicans the media has dubbed “the moderates” seemed to discover their backbones. Fed up with a leadership that ignores their needs and panders to the Freedom Caucus, they were on the verge of approving a discharge petition that would have compelled a bipartisan breakthrough on legislation pairing… Continue »

A recording of today’s call is available here Following Speaker Paul Ryan’s announcement that the House of Representatives will vote on two immigration-related bills next week, policy experts gathered on a press call today to respond to these developments. A recording of today’s call is available here. Sanaa Abrar, Policy and Advocacy Manager at United… Continue »

Congressional Republicans are meeting this week for a two-hour discussion about immigration, where the GOP are trying to square the circle between Paul Ryan’s strategy on immigration and the Dreamers (aka letting hardliners do almost whatever they want), and a more bipartisan approach that could help save dozens of moderate Republicans from being thrown out… Continue »

The uproar across the country and party lines against the administration’s inhumane immigration policies and rhetoric – from separating infants and toddlers from their parents to referring to immigrants as “animals” – is amplified only by the deafening silence in most of the Republican ranks. There are some notable exceptions. Below, we excerpt conservative commentary from Washington Post syndicated columnist Michael… Continue »

In a new column in The Atlantic, Ron Brownstein analyzes one of the most important takeaways from Tuesday’s primaries. Brownstein captures that Republican candidates across America – even the so-called “mainstream” candidates in contentious GOP primaries – have embraced the Trump agenda on immigration: In several key races, GOP primary voters rejected candidates who presented themselves as the most… Continue »

A continuación compartimos un comunicado de Pili Tobar, Directora General de America’s Voice, en relación con la petición de descargo del congresista Curbelo para los Dreamers: “En los ocho meses desde que el presidente Trump eliminó DACA, el liderazgo republicano de la Cámara de Representantes se ha mostrado renuente a aprobar una legislación que provea… Continue »

Americans Looking for Politicians Who Can Bring Us Together, Not Deepen the Divide Cleveland, OH — The Columbus Dispatch reports that in the last days of the Republican gubernatorial primary, both candidates — Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor — are spending an outrageous amount of money on fear-mongering, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim… Continue »

In Juan Escalante’s latest column in HuffPost, he celebrates the latest federal court ruling in favor of DACA recipients, but calls on Trump and his fellow Republican leaders to do what only they can do: enact legislation that provides a permanent solution for Dreamers. Read excerpts from Juan’s column below and check out the piece… Continue »

In a new piece, conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin analyzes new Axios data and issues a warning to Republicans ahead of November’s elections: the GOP-generated Dreamer debacle may pave the way for Democrats. Rubin concludes, “Trump and Republicans more generally have played the anti-immigrant and “build the wall” cards over and over. Trump has given critics of his response to… Continue »

Democrat Steve Stern Flips GOP State Assembly District in Long Island as Republicans’ Playbook Falls Flat Again Yesterday, Democrat Steve Stern won a New York State Assembly special election on Long Island, flipping a seat that had been long under Republicans’ control. The contest featured several familiar themes we are seeing in races all across America this… Continue »