On Monday, July 19, 2021, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), appeared on The Ingraham Angle show on the Fox News Channel to declare his newfound hardline opposition to legal status for immigrants by using talking points peddled by white nationalists. Graham went on the program to oppose the effort to provide a pathway to citizenship for… Continue »

The perfected art of delay, obfuscate and blame  Washington, DC – As leading Democrats from across the party express their support for the inclusion of pathways to citizenship in the budget agreement, Senator John Cornyn and Republicans are reacting in their predictable ways. Senator Cornyn tells CNN the following about the inclusion of immigration reform… Continue »

The Republican electoral campaign message was on full display at CPAC, rewriting history with divisive rhetoric with a history of inspiring racialized political violence. This weekend, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was held in Dallas, Texas. The big finale of the event was a speech from the leader of the GOP, Donald Trump. Also… Continue »

Meanwhile, Republicans team up with January 6 insurrectionists, reminding us they – not immigrants – are the real threat to our future and our democracy   On Friday, President Biden spoke to twenty-one immigrants who were taking the oath of American citizenship at a naturalization ceremony held in the White House. President Biden said (watch… Continue »

Texas Tribune: “Gov. Greg Abbott said Wednesday afternoon that Texas’ main power grid ‘is better today than it’s ever been’ — even as residents were on their third consecutive day of being asked to reduce electricity use.” $250 Million Could Be Used to Shore Up Failing Electric Grid After 2.4 Million Texas Homes Lost Power… Continue »

“It is so important that we get it right because asylum can be a matter of life and death”   Yesterday, the Biden administration announced another step to undo the cruelty of the Trump administration.  Stephen Miller and his lackeys devised the Migrant Protection Protocols to gut the asylum system. They forced those arriving at… Continue »

Yesterday’s Senate Judiciary hearing on H.R. 6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021,” underscored the need for America to put millions of Dreamers and TPS holders – and other undocumented immigrants – on pathways to citizenship.  This is what Senator John Cornyn (R-TX), the Republican leader of the bipartisan discussions on immigration reform,… Continue »

Today, on the 9th anniversary of DACA, the Senate Judiciary held a committee hearing on H.R.6, the “American Dream and Promise Act of 2021.”  Senator Durbin, a long-time champion for Dreamers, opened the hearing highlighting the tremendous impact that DACAmented individuals have on our country. However, in the nine years since the creation of DACA… Continue »

Nine years ago this week, on the 15th of June 2012, former Democratic President Barack Obama protected Dreamers from deportation through an executive order, after an intense pressure campaign from these very same people and pro-immigrant organizations. Obama did it before his reelection when he was looking for votes despite not having achieved his promise… Continue »

June is #ImmigrantHeritageMonth, which is a time to recognize the positive impact of immigrants in our communities and across the country that have been, and always will be, an integral part of our nation’s fabric. To honor these communities and celebrate the diversity that is our strength, many immigrants, children of immigrants, and advocates graciously… Continue »