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ICYMI: Jeff Flake: “We Need Immigrants With Skills. But Working Hard Is a Skill.”

In an op-ed for the New York Times, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) writes a poignant and personal piece on the vital importance of hard working immigrants in the United States. This follows President Trump’s recent support of the Cotton-Perdue bill that would slash legal immigration levels, which follows more than two years of Trump spewing vile lies about … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Despite Numerous Examples of Corruption and Abuse, Republicans Push Legislation to Lower Border Patrol Hiring Standards

Already, approximately two-thirds of CBP applicants fail polygraph exam Tomorrow, the House of Representatives votes on HR 2213, which would allow Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to waive the polygraph test for certain new hires, while a Senate committee holds a hearing on their version of the bill – the Boots on the Border Act … Continue reading »

Town Halls This Week: Arizona Says “No Stupid Wall” While Virginia Opposes Sheriff’s Partnership With ICE

Congress is in recess, which means that town halls this week and next week will offer a glimpse how voters are responding to the Trump Administration’s agenda and how Congress is reacting to it. Two town halls this week in Arizona and Virginia demonstrated that on immigration (along with other issues), the answer is: not … Continue reading »

Calls Increase on Arizona Officials to #CountEveryVote

Last week, we reported on the alarming number of provisional ballots left over from last week’s election that still to be counted in Arizona.  Here’s a quick recap from the Arizona chapter of the ACLU: According to the Arizona Secretary of State, as of November 8 there were more than 630,000 ballots yet to be … Continue reading »

Arizona Gov. Brewer Contributes $100,000 to Jeff Flake's Senate Campaign: All the Reasons Why We Don't Think It Will Help

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer this week decided to inject herself into the super-close Senate race between Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D), using her political action committee (JanPAC) to spend $100,000 printing and supporting mailers supporting Flake over Carmona. As Capitol Media Services reported yesterday: PAC spokesman Paul Senseman said his boss believes she … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Launches DREAMer-Narrated Spanish Language Ad Campaign in Key Arizona Races

New Ads Running Through Election Day to Highlight Immigration’s Role in AZ Senate and Arpaio Sheriff Race As the final days of the 2012 campaign draw near, America’s Voice is launching a five-figure radio and online ad buy to inform Arizona Latino voters about the immigration positions taken by their candidates. Starting today, the ads … Continue reading »

Jeff Flake Finding His Lurch Right on Immigration, Vote Against DREAM Act Might Haunt Him in 2012

The Arizona Senate race between Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and former Surgeon General Richard Carmona (D) has emerged as one of this fall’s surprise toss-up races.  With analysts recognizing that the state’s rapidly growing Latino voter population could tilt the outcome, immigration has become one of the key flashpoints in the contest. At issue is Rep. Flake’s lurch … Continue reading »

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