Calls out Republicans trying to score cheap political points on the backs of fleeing children Immigrant advocacy groups are calling out Republican’s border and immigration politics ahead of their third border visit. Republican elected officials are headed to Texas’s Rio Grande Valley to hold a press conference and stage photo-ops to take advantage of the… Continue »

Last week, 19 U.S. Republican Senators, led by Ted Cruz, crowded into gunboats in McAllen, Texas as part of a cynical political stunt to fear-monger about the border. About 150 miles west in Laredo, Cruz’s Texas GOP colleagues were at another anti-immigrant rally featuring the founder of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes. Rhodes founded the… Continue »

If anything has become clear in just one month of the new U.S. administration, it’s the significant turn that the immigration issue has taken. It has gone from a most absolute and humiliating assault over the past four years, to a more humanitarian focus to try to find a long-awaited solution for millions of immigrants who have… Continue »

Si algo ha quedado de manifiesto en apenas un mes del nuevo gobierno en Estados Unidos es el viraje significativo que ha tenido la cuestión migratoria. Esta ha pasado del aplastamiento más absoluto y humillante durante los cuatro años previos, a un enfoque más humanitario para tratar de hallar una solución largamente esperada para millones de inmigrantes… Continue »

The Houston Chronicle Editorial Calls on Republicans to Act, but Sen. Cornyn Remains Absent on Immigration Reform In a new piece, the Houston Chronicle Editorial Board is calling on Republicans to support President Biden’s sweeping immigration reform bill that would provide a pathway for millions of immigrants with deep roots in this country to continue… Continue »

After attacking our democracy and going after Dreamers, the notoriously corrupt Paxton is now trying to compel Biden to enforce Trump’s cruel immigration policies Yesterday, federal judge Drew Tipton, a Trump appointee based in Texas, issued a nationwide 14-day Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) to halt a new Biden administration policy that paused most deportations for… Continue »

“Trump’s immigration actions and rhetoric comes with a demonstrated body count”   Ahead of Donald Trump’s scheduled trip to the border in Alamo, Texas on Tuesday, the following is a statement from Mario Carrillo, the Texas-based Campaign Manager for America’s Voice:  It’s a dark and fitting end to the Trump presidency that Trump will visit the… Continue »

Time for Cornyn to Introduce Stand Alone Dreamer Bill He Promised   The recent federal court ruling ordering the Trump administration to fully reinstate the popular and successful DACA program for Dreamers is worth celebrating. But the future of DACA and Dreamers’ ability to live and plan their futures in the U.S. with certainty remains… Continue »

At the crossroads of immigration and electoral politics, these are our top picks    How is the issue of immigration faring in the 2020 elections?  Below are seven key races we are watching closely. We believe these are the top races that will indicate whether immigration is a wedge issue that works for Trump and… Continue »

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We’re only five days away from what will be a historic election, and Donald Trump’s cronies continue peddling fear and inciting violence. This time, it came from CBP’ “Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner” Mark Morgan. In what looks like a crystal clear campaign event, and violation of campaign laws, Morgan traveled to… Continue »