Monday, June 17, 2024

Infamously Anti-immigrant GOP Senator Introduces New Immigration Enforcement Bill

Republican Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama, notoriously outspoken on issues of immigration, introduced yesterday the Michael Davis, Jr. and Danny Oliver in Honor of State and Local Law Enforcement Act to prevent “the planned and sustained dismantlement of immigration enforcement in America.” The bill, named after two police officers who died in a 2014 shootout […]

Senate GOP picks two of the most anti-immigration members to head subcommittee on immigration

As the State of the Union fever begins to fade from headlines, Senate Republicans reignited tensions over immigration after remaining largely silent following President Obama’s national address Tuesday. The appointments of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) as chair of the Judiciary Committee’s subcommittee on immigration and Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) as deputy chair, cement the GOP’s […]