Just a reminder to Texas Representatives Ted Poe and Blake Farenthold about immigration power in their districts. The immigration advocates in Texas will be reminding them about this a lot in 2014 – as will we. The future of 45 GOP members could be determined by the Republican House leadership’s decision on whether to move… Continue »

Results Show Broad Support for House Immigration Bill and Path to Citizenship   On the heels of new House Republicans cosponsoring the House immigration bill, HR 15, new polls in the districts of Reps. Blake Farenthold  (R-TX) and Ted Poe (R-TX) show that constituents support these measures by huge margins and are looking for their… Continue »

This week, immigration advocates with TexasRITA and other groups in Corpus Christi rallied at Rep. Blake Farenthold’s (R-TX) office to deliver 10,000 petitions in favor of immigration reform and citizenship.  Things got ugly, however, when Farenthold’s campaign decided to call in some of his own supporters, which showed up to harass, intimidate, and shout down the… Continue »

Something ugly happened yesterday in Corpus Christi, Texas when almost 50 immigration reform activists from TexasRITA and other groups gathered at Rep. Blake Farenthold’s (R-TX) district office to deliver 10,000 petitions asking the Congressman to support immigration reform and a path to citizenship.  Ten thousand petitions in a single district, by the way, is far from something you… Continue »

The following is a press release about a petition delivery in Rep. Blake Farenthold’s (R-TX) district yesterday: In Texas today, almost 50 immigration reform activists from TexasRITA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota and other groups gathered at Rep. Blake Farenthold’s (R-TX) Corpus Christi office to deliver 10,000 petitions asking the Congressman to support immigration reform and… Continue »