So Rep. Joe Heck’s campaign account tweeted this yesterday, painting himself as an anti-immigrant hardliner and linking to a fundraising page: Joe Heck will not be bullied into amnesty by @erinbilbray & #OccupyCIR#NV03#CIR#TimeIsNowhttp://t.co/b9Y3RvlOz3 — Dr. Joe Heck (@Heck4Nevada) June 4, 2014 It’s an odd choice of words.  The tweet came in response to a number of… Continue »

The #DemandAVote discharge petition has 190 signed-on but missing Rep. Heck and other key GOP leaders who say they support a path to citizenship Henderson, NV – In the last few months, Speaker John Boehner and the Republican leadership have done everything they can to block immigration reform. But with the introduction of last week’s… Continue »

It’s a brand new year, but if Republicans thought that immigration reform advocates were going to ease up, they’re mistaken. Last year, supporters of reform accosted Speaker Boehner outside his favorite Washington, DC diner, prayed outside his office, and held a pre-dawn vigil outside his house–all to push the Speaker toward passing immigration reform in… Continue »

Just a reminder to Nevada Representatives Mark Amodei and Joseph Heck about immigration power in their districts. Our movement, particularly the amazing, unrelenting activists in Nevada, will be reminding them about this a lot in 2014. The future of 45 GOP members could be determined by the Republican House leadership’s decision on whether to move… Continue »

In New Op-Ed, Rep. Heck Tries to Explain His Immigration Record, But Unwittingly Demonstrates Why He’s Vulnerable on Issue House Republican leaders’ slow-walk on immigration reform that includes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants is becoming a political liability for Republican incumbents representing demographically diverse districts.  Take a look at the case of Rep.… Continue »

In Nevada, 74% of Rep. Joe Heck (R-NV)’s constituents want Congress to pass immigration reform with a path to citizenship.  That same number is true in Colorado, with Rep. Mike Coffman’s constituents.  And we want to make sure these two members of Congress know that, so they understand why they need to support the House… Continue »

Whoa.  Did Congressman Joe Heck (R-NV) just rip his own House leadership for not being more active on immigration reform this year?  Apparently, gossip that the House may not hold a vote on immigration this year (which is, by the way, contrary to what Speaker Boehner and leaders like Eric Cantor have themselves said) has moved… Continue »

Local and National Leaders Call on Republican Congressmen Amodei, Heck, Coffman, Gardner, and Tipton to Cosponsor New Immigration Bill In the wake of the shutdown and fiscal debacle, immigration reform has reemerged at the top of the national agenda, providing an important opportunity for the Republican Party to repair its image. New polls from five… Continue »

We Need Strong Action from Amodei and Heck, Not Fig Leafs The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice: It’s time for Nevada Republican Congressen Mark Amodei and Joe Heck to step up on immigration reform, and they know it. Their talk of introducing their own piecemeal bills rings hollow. … Continue »