Sunday, September 27, 2020

Trump rejects yet another proposal to fix DREAMers’ status

President Trump rejected a bipartisan immigration plan on Monday — even before it was formally presented by Sens. John McCain and Chris Coons — as lawmakers struggled to resolve an impasse over how to change the system. McCain, R-Ariz., and Coons, D-Del., introduced a legislation that would protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants. It calls […]

Immigration and the Lame Duck Congress

What a difference an election makes. Take, for instance, immigration. Wasn’t it a mere handful of weeks ago that Republicans were staunchly stalwart in their opposition to any and all immigration reform? Now there’s talk of a GOP led immigration bill to be considered by the lame duck Congress. The Associated Press reports: Republican leaders made it clear after the election […]

Guest Blogger Series: Randy Parraz “Senator McCain – Uses one fire to start another”

Most recently Arizona has been in the national headlines because of the outbreak of wildfires.  At no time in our history have we ever experienced fires of this scale, that have consumed hundreds of thousands of acres and left many Arizonans without a home to return to.   So one would expect someone like Senator John […]

“Complete the Danged Fence”: McCain’s New Slogan

Facing a tough primary challenge for reelection, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) appears to be shifting his stance on immigration in a new campaign ad where he is heard to utter the line, “complete the danged fence”. The ad, which can be seen on YouTube, features McCain walking along the border in Nogales, AZ with Pinal […]

Republican Hardliner to Challenge McCain, Rallies Support from Controversial Anti-Immigrant Groups

J.D. Hayworth announced on Monday that he would be running against Senator John McCain (R-AZ) in the upcoming Senate race in August.  Hayworth plans to build his campaign message on the issues of border security and illegal immigration, tapping into the anger of conservative hardliners in Arizona.