As Steve King Gets a Hearing on Redefining Constitution, Issue  Today at 1 PM Eastern, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on one of the anti-immigrant movement’s longtime pet issues – messing with the U.S. Constitution and changing the fundamental interpretation of birthright citizenship, the bedrock of the 14th Amendment. ... Continuar »
There they go again. This afternoon, House Republicans will yet hold another anti-immigrant hearing, this time focused on ending Birthright Citizenship, a bedrock American principle. As the Alliance For Citizenship notes, “such a move would radically reinterpret the Constitution to end a fundamental American right and bring the Department... Continuar »
Marco Rubio may be feeding Iowa’s GOP primary voters exactly what they want to hear when it comes to immigration, but in an editorial printed yesterday, Iowa’s most influential newspaper isn’t falling for it one bit. From the Des Moines Register: We wanted to know where he stands on... Continuar »
Reminders that GOP Field is Alienating Young Voters on Immigration, While Embracing Incoherent, Extreme and Unworkable Policy Ideas and Soundbites With the most of the likely 2016 Republican presidential field in Iowa over the weekend, immigration was once again a big focus of the proceedings.  Here are three of... Continuar »
Republican Texas Governor Greg Abbott just let the cat out of the bag. Abbott has led the charge against President Obama’s 2014 immigration actions, with both DAPA and expanded DACA now on hold as the courts decide to whether or not let the programs go forward. Up until now,... Continuar »
New Talking Point Translator Tool from America’s Voice Uncovers the True Meaning Behind Some of the Most Popular GOP Soundbites  As the 2016 election cycle kicks into high gear, it’s clear that when it comes to immigration, the GOP field would much prefer to stick to vacuous soundbites than... Continuar »
Senator John McCain offered a stark warning to fellow Republicans: We must address immigration reform “in a constructive fashion, or we do not win the 2016 election.” The comment comes following a tumultuous few weeks for Republican candidates vying for the White House in 2016. On Tuesday, Gov. Scott... Continuar »
The Nevada State Senate recently passed an unanimous resolution calling on Congress to work towards the passage of comprehensive immigration reform. As reported by the Reno Gazette-Journal, the resolution is non-binding document and is headed to the Nevada General Assembly for review: The measure seeks changes that would implement... Continuar »
This week, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was honored at the Time 100 gala as one of the most 100 influential people in the world. Ramos delivered a passionate speech which paid tribute to immigrants — and DREAMers, in particular. “It is very difficult to be an immigrant because you... Continuar »
If He Does What He Says, Chaos Would Result Scott Walker made news yesterday when he tried to clarify his immigration position – for the third time in six weeks.  His sprint to the right and his embrace of the populist opposition to legal immigration led to condemnation by Republican Senators, love from... Continuar »