Saturday, July 21, 2018

Deal to fix family separations hits a dead end in the Senate

Hopes of reaching a deal to help migrant parents and children separated along the U.S.-Mexico border appear to be fading in the Senate. Democratic Sens. Dianne Feinstein (Calif.) and Dick Durbin (Ill.) and GOP Sens. Ted Cruz (Texas) and Thom Tillis (N.C.) were tasked with trying to draft a compromise on legislation dealing with immigrant families detained at the border in the wake of the president’s zero tolerance policies. However, this week the negotiations have turning into public finger pointing, with senators on both sides passing the blame. For instance, Sen. John Cornyn (Texas), … [Read More...]

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Deal to fix family separations hits a dead end in the Senate

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Comentarios from Maria: Say No to the Separation of Innocent Families

First they came for the Muslims, and we did not remain silent. Now, our community is under attack by the Trump administration, which is fulfilling its promise of massive deportations and we will not remain silent. Last week, agents of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) began enforcing, … [Read More...]

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