Wednesday, September 23, 2020

GOP Bill Seeks to end delayed Deportations

Republicans recently introduced a measure in Congress that would remove the President’s discretion to prioritize deportation cases, in essence ending the practice of prioritizing dangerous criminals and stopping delayed deportations. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) introduced the bill, called the HALT Act, because they claim the President is in effect granting […]

Immigration Hall of Shame

Immigrants’ List (IL), a bipartisan political action committee, recently revealed the names of 10 Washington politicians who made it into their “Immigration Hall of Shame.” These politicians, both Republicans and Democrats, are characterized as posing the biggest threat to fixing America’s broken immigration system. Congressman Steve King (R-IA) made the top of the list for […]

Latino Republican Group Calls for GOP Leadership Not to Appoint Smith and King to Oversee Immigration Legislation

Somos Republicans, a group of Hispanic Republicans that was organized in response to Arizona’s SB 1070, is taking on its party’s Congressional leadership and urging them not to appoint Reps. Lamar Smith (TX) and Steven King (IA) to positions where they will oversee immigration legislation. DeeDee Blase, an Arizona Latina, is the founder of the […]