***MONDAY: Rally and Press Conference Outside Federal Building in Cleveland** Over 150 Latinos and their Families from Northeast Ohio Join in Solidarity with Painesville Father and Husband Facing Deportation CLEVELAND, OH – Once again, a NE Ohio immigrant family is confronted with a barbaric decision made by Rebecca Adducci, Director of the Detroit Field Office… Continue »

DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson announced the renewal process for DACA this week, and in response, House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte had the gall to criticize the announcement and claim that it could hurt the prospects for legislative immigration reform.  As Goodlatte said according to Roll Call: These actions undermine Congress’ hard work to reform our immigration laws and… Continue »

“King of the House”: One Year Since Passing Amendment to Deport DREAMers, Steve King Still in Charge of Immigration in House America’s Voice Releases Timeline of King’s Most Memorable “Milestones” on Immigration On today’s Office Hours press call, labor leaders, immigration advocates and a DREAMer from Steve King’s district in Iowa marked the one-year anniversary… Continue »

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the first time that House Republicans gave Steve King a vote to deport DREAMers.  Trying to end DACA is pretty heinous — and it’s just one of the many extremist reasons why King has made headlines over the years.  From the time that King called immigration a “slow motion Holocaust” to last… Continue »

Today marks one year since the day that House Republicans first gave Steve King a vote on his amendment to deport DREAMers. House leadership has handed King no fewer than four additional votes since then – and Reps. Cory Gardner (R, CO-4) and Mike Coffman (R, CO-6) voted have voted with him every single time. This, while Mike Coffman, Cory… Continue »

Colorado Independent (Colorado): Immigration reform supporters crash Gardner’s Greeley office By Caitlin Curley KDVR (Colorado): Udall: Obama should act on immigration if Congress won’t By Eli Stokols Associated Press: Half-Million Young Immigrants Who Won Gov’t Protection From Deportation Can Apply For Another 2 Years Of Safety The Hill: Obama extends deferred immigration program By Justin… Continue »

By Comparison, Rep. Cory Gardner’s Latest Attempt to Appear Pro-Immigrant is Criticized as Far Too Little, Far Too Late   Denver, CO – Today, Senator Mark Udall urged President Obama to act on behalf of Colorado families and businesses if House Republicans continue to block commonsense and bipartisan immigration reform legislation. As hard-working immigrant families… Continue »

Today, over 30 DREAMers conducted an act of civil disobedience against the White House and its decision to delay its deportation review.  None were arrested. As Greisa Martinez, field organizer for United We Dream, said in a statement prior to the event: Immigrant youth across the country are outraged that the President refuses to address… Continue »

Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO) today became the latest Senator to call upon Obama to slow his record rate of deportations if Congress does not pass immigration reform.  As he said on KBNO, a Spanish-language radio station in Denver (emphasis ours): Each day that House Republicans refuse to act on immigration reform is another day Colorado families continue… Continue »

Is Virginia’s Attorney General Mark Herring responsible for USCIS’ recognition this week about one of the rights of DREAMers? Back in April, the newly sworn-in AG made headlines when he declared that Virginia DREAMers are eligible for in-state tuition — and paved the way to accessible opportunity when Republicans in the state House and Senate wouldn’t.… Continue »