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  • Rep. Steve King Confronted by Dreamers…Why Do Rand Paul and House Republicans Let this Guy Define the GOP?

    Erika Andiola dares Steve King to rip up her DACA card, while Rand Paul makes a run for it…


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  • House Republicans Complete their Lurch to the Far Right on Immigration

    America’s Voice responds to GOP’s latest anti-DACA vote: “How pathetic.  With today’s votes, the House Republicans have completed their lurch to the far right on immigration…”


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  • GOP Hasn’t Passed Immigration Reform, Still Wants to Deport DREAMers

    We need to be clear: ending DACA means deporting DREAMers.  Here are a list of Republicans who have called for just that…


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  • New Scorecard Shows House Republicans on Wrong Side of Latino and Immigrant Voters

    America’s Voice scorecard summarizes the actions and voting record of 12 select House Republicans, including many who call themselves immigration reform supporters…


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  • President Obama Takes Charge of the Immigration Debate

    When the President follows through, and if the executive action is robust, the differences between the two parties on an issue that mobilizes the fastest growing groups of new voters in the country will be cemented for a generation…


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08/18/14 The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program celebrated its two-year anniversary last Friday.  To celebrate DACA’s anniversary, a range of voices are highlighting the program’s success – for the nearly 600,000 DACA recipients and for the country as a whole.  As many of these voices make clear, DACA’s successes make a strong case for […]
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08/15/14 Today marks the two-year anniversary of the implementation of the President’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers.  This was arguably the most important immigration policy change in decades and one that has changed the lives of nearly 600,000 young immigrants who are Americans in all but paperwork. A new La Opinión editorial, “Two […]
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08/20/14 Immigrant youth and families push President Obama to “Let their People Go,” as he prepares for historic announcement on immigration Today, seven brave Dreamers and allies are risking arrest by obstructing the entrance to the Broward Transitional Center in Pompano Beach, FL. The decision to risk arrest happened after more than 100 Dreamers and their families came together […]
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08/20/14 Today, the Latino Victory Project released Spanish and English-language ads in a multi-state effort to draw attention to House Republicans’ failure to enact immigration reform.  In addition to the broadcast launch, digital ads will run in Rep. Steve King’s (R-IA) district.  The ads will criticize House Republicans for failing to act on immigration reform and link […]
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08/20/14 In an unprecedented move today, eleven undocumented immigrants — including Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas – will submit applications for deferred action while putting a spotlight on the complexities of immigration in America.  These eleven individuals represent the stories of the 11.5 million undocumented Americans that reside in the United States. President Obama is expected to […]
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CBS News: White House take suggestions from business on immigration changes New York Times: Advocates Seek to Delay Deportations for Millions Fox News Latino: Despite Expected Low Turnout, Latino Voters Could Prove Crucial In Some Midterm Races MSNBC: GOPers take on different immigration strategies to woo voters The Hill: NRSC hits Pryor over Social Security […] (08/20/14) »

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has flip-flopped on immigration so many times, it once took Think Progress nearly 1600 words to try and track it all.  He helped push through the Senate immigration bill, S. 744, before backing away from it and then repudiating the comprehensive strategy completely.  He’s supposed to be the GOP’s best hope for […] (08/19/14) »

Big Media today has a fact-check on an allegation Rep. Mike Coffman (R-CO) made last week during a debate with Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff, in which Coffman said that immigration bills cleared the House.  Here’s the quote (@21:45): I think both parties have it wrong right now. I think on the left it’s, unless we get everything, then nothing […] (08/19/14) »

Think Progress’ headline today is horrific: “Five Children Murdered After They Were Deported Back To Honduras.” That’s right: in the last few years, tens of thousands of children have fled three Central American countries — Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala — places so violent that they are statistically twice as dangerous for civilians as Iraq was […] (08/19/14) »

This fall in Colorado, Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO) is running for Senate against incumbent Democrat Mark Udall, in a state where the electorate is 13% Latino and an environment where Gardner and his House Republicans have done precisely nothing to push immigration reform forward.  Today at the Denver Post, Democratic state Reps. Crisanta Duran and Joe Salazar, and […] (08/19/14) »

McClatchy: Immigration crisis at border afflicts heartland harvest New York Times: Behind Closed Doors, Obama Crafts Executive Actions Wall Street Journal: Obama Weighing Business-Friendly Immigration Actions Politico: Behind the White House maneuvering on migrants New York Times: Obama Is Seen as Frustrating His Own Party Real Clear Politics: Races Where Immigration Is at Center Stage […] (08/19/14) »

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program celebrated its two-year anniversary last Friday.  To celebrate DACA’s anniversary, a range of voices are highlighting the program’s success – for the nearly 600,000 DACA recipients and for the country as a whole.  As many of these voices make clear, DACA’s successes make a strong case for […] (08/18/14) »

New Fox News Poll Shows Voters Want a Path to Citizenship Over Status Quo By 3 to 1 Margin At yesterday’s first debate in Colorado’s competitive CD-6 race, Republican incumbent Mike Coffman told the audience that he did not support a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. A new poll out today from Fox News […] (08/15/14) »

Today marks the two-year anniversary of the implementation of the President’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program for DREAMers.  This was arguably the most important immigration policy change in decades and one that has changed the lives of nearly 600,000 young immigrants who are Americans in all but paperwork. A new La Opinión editorial, “Two […] (08/15/14) »

Once Again Proving that Inaction is the Truly Radical Option In the wake of Republican obstruction and inaction on immigration reform in Congress, the case for President to take executive action continues to build and strengthen.  And as new polling from Fox News underscores, people much prefer bold action over the status quo when it […] (08/15/14) »

New Website Archive Documents the Best and Worst Responses to Central American Kids Fleeing Violence The influx of Central American children fleeing violence is one of the top immigration stories this summer, and responses across the country have ranged from principled and compassionated to extremist and downright xenophobic.  On the ugly side of the spectrum, […] (08/14/14) »

Research Finds Anti-immigrant Ads Don’t Mobilize White voters, But Do Mobilize Latino Voters While it is no longer breaking news that Republicans have rejected their own post-2012 consensus to rebrand their image to Latino voters and reposition themselves on immigration policy, the rationale behind the GOP’s decision to ignore recent electoral history remains unclear.  Remarkably, […] (08/14/14) »