Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is up to his old tricks on immigration.  Today, he issued a new video highlighting the depths of his hypocrisy when it comes to getting serious about reforming our broken system.  Below is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responding to this new video: This… Continue »

Cross-posted at Burnt Orange Report If there’s such a thing as a GOP demographic doomsday clock, it’s ticking down to the day when Latino voters turn Texas blue and the Republicans cease winning national elections.  A new post at The Hill from columnist Brent Budowksy argues that that day will come much, much sooner if… Continue »

Cross-posted at Burnt Orange Report Today, The Houston Chronicle published a searing op-ed from Cesar Vargas of the DREAM Action Coalition, which targeted Texas Senator John Cornyn on immigration. At America’s Voice, we consider Cornyn to a big hypocrite on immigration, so big of a hypocrite that we even gave him an award for it. You’ll like this… Continue »

Yesterday, the Senate Gang of 8 introduced its long-awaited bipartisan immigration bill. Tomorrow, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold its first hearing on the bill, with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. The hearing will probably double as our first chance to see the anti-immigrant “Gang of Hate” in action on the Senate bill.… Continue »

Some people never learn. After the 2012 elections, in which Republicans lost Hispanic voters by more than a 3-1 margin, many Republicans started coming around on immigration reform and accepting the need to move forward on legislation.  The Republican National Committee admitted the party needed to rebrand itself with Latinos and released a whole “autopsy”… Continue »

Cross-posted at Huffington Post and Burnt Orange Report: As a group of eight senators, four Republicans and four Democrats, work together to make progress on immigration reform, there’s one senator not in the group to keep an eye on.  His name is John Cornyn. In fact, Cornyn is famous for posing as reformer even as he… Continue »

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) is at it again—apparently making up Texas friends with property overrun by border crossers. During an appearance on a Texas radio show this morning, Cornyn claimed that people all over the world are now crossing the border through Texas and that any immigration reform that Congress passes this year must invest… Continue »

Surprise, surprise.  Republicans who don’t want immigration reform to pass are now trying to “slow down” the process by complaining that the debate is moving too fast. Here’s what that really means: Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Jeff Sessions (R-AL), John Cornyn (R-TX), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Ted Cruz (R-TX)–are trying to stop… Continue »

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) has an imaginary friend—and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee wants everyone to know it. A few weeks ago, Cornyn tweeted about a “friend” of his who said that “300 ppl” were coming across his property every night: Friend on border sez 300 ppl coming across his property every night.And Napolitano sez… Continue »