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Will We Actually Solve Immigration This Time? (Actually…We Might)

Will We Actually Solve Immigration This Time? (Actually…We Might)

Over the last 20 years, there has been perhaps no issue more emotional, fraught, and hard to fix than immigration.…

2 years ago

Democrats Express Urgency to Pass Citizenship Laws in Light of DACA Ruling

Democratic Senate aides have confirmed that there is an urgency among Democrats to pass new citizenship laws in favor of…

3 years ago

MSNBC’s Howard Fineman: Trump Ignoring SCOTUS on DACA Shows “Open Defiance Has Only Just Begun”

Journalist and MSNBC contributor Howard Fineman says President Donald Trump's open defiance has only just begun" amid reports that the…

4 years ago

Bittersweet Week in Supreme Court Underscores Trump’s Threat to Civil Rights and Basic Humanity

When Donald Trump appointed Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavannaugh to the Supreme Court bench, hopes certainly dimmed substantially for…

4 years ago

Democrats Immediately Set A DACA Trap For Trump

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) warned that Trump could rescind DACA next week if he wanted to, as Democrats are pressuring…

4 years ago

Trump Loses Big As The Supreme Court Saves DACA

In a 5-4 decision written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Supreme Court ruled that Trump acted illegally when he…

4 years ago

Lindsey Graham Implies That Nancy Pelosi Is a ‘Crazy’ ‘Radical Liberal’

GOP Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina was on the CBS show “Face the Nation” on Sunday and implied that…

5 years ago

House Budget Chair Willing to Give In to Trump For Dreamer Protections

New House Budget Committee Chairman John Yarmuth (D-Ky.) said on Friday that some amount of money for border security in…

5 years ago

Senators Push For New Immigration Deal to End Shutdown

Several key members of the U.S. Senate have said they want to revive controversial immigration negotiations as a way to…

5 years ago

Pelosi Pledges to Help ‘Dreamers’ When Democrats Take Control

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has promised that the House of Representatives will pass legislation next year that will put…

5 years ago

U.S. appeals court rules against Trump on DACA immigration program

By Tom Hals (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in California ruled on Thursday that President Donald Trump's administration must…

5 years ago

Jeff Sessions Says Judge’s DACA Ruling Is Not Valid and Will Be Ignored

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday he will move forward with the Trump administration's goal to completely repeal and…

6 years ago

Record Number of Americans Favor Immigration; 75% Say It’s Good For the Country

A record number of Americans in the latest Gallup Poll say they believe that more immigration is a positive thing…

6 years ago

DACA Supporters Fall Short As Ryan Avoids Disaster in House Vote

Moderate Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives failed in their attempt to force Speaker Paul Ryan to bring a…

6 years ago

Republican Rebellion on Immigration Threatens GOP

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives are far from unified on many important policy issues.  First and foremost among…

6 years ago

Trump Nominee Says He Wants Dreamers to Pay Restitution to the U.S.

A man with a long history of saying untrue things and making outrageous claims about undocumented immigrants has been nominated by…

6 years ago

GOP Immigration Rebellion Threatens Congressional Majorities

President Donald Trump sees himself as a great leader and dealmaker, but his inability to compromise tells a different story…

6 years ago

Top GOP Donor Cuts Off Cash To Republicans Who Don’t Support DACA

A multi-millionaire Republican donor is threatening to turn off the money supply to GOP candidates who don't support DACA.

6 years ago

Trump Signs Ridiculous Spending Bill While Repeating Lie That Our Military Is Depleted

After creating chaos earlier this morning by threatening to veto the proposed Senate and Congressional omnibus spending bill, adding an additional…

6 years ago

Mitch McConnell Ignores Students’ Pleas For Gun Control And Goes for Gutting Banking Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is a coward and a crook. Instead of working to pass legislation addressing the gun…

6 years ago

As DACA Deadline Looms Trump Compares Immigrants To Snakes

At a time when Congress is trying to work out a deal for Dreamers and address other issues regarding our…

6 years ago

Rachel Maddow Exposes Paul Ryan For Singlehandedly Blocking Dreamer Protections

Donald Trump caused this mess by lifting protections for DACA recipients. Paul Ryan is making it worse by not holding…

6 years ago

Paul Ryan’s Own Staff Applauds Nancy Pelosi After Record-Breaking House Speech

In one speech, she likely did more work than Trump has done all week, and Republicans could do nothing but…

6 years ago

Trump Continues To Play with Dreamers’ Lives Over His Obsession With A Wall

If Congress fails to find a solution, (and that is likely) this means 800,000 people who were brought here as…

6 years ago

Trump is Court Shopping by Leapfrogging Lower Courts to the Supreme Court

Trump is doing the very thing he accuses opponents of his policies of doing: he is court shopping, or trying…

6 years ago

Immigration Group Obliterates Trump’s DACA Scheme: It’s A ‘White Supremacist Ransom Note’

"So let us be clear: any politician who backs up this ransom note is enabling Trump and Miller’s white supremacist…

6 years ago

Bernie Sanders Says A Majority Of Democrats Won’t Support Government Funding Bill Without DACA

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said that Democrats oppose any government funding bill that doesn't include protections for Dreamers.

6 years ago

Trump Hides On A Golf Course, Attacks Dick Durbin, And Uses The Military To Cover His Racism

While hiding in his private club, Trump attacked Sen. Dick Durbin who he blamed for blowing up the DACA deal…

6 years ago

Senate Democrats Calls Trump’s Bluff And Say No Government Funding Without A DACA Deal

Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE) said a majority of Senate Democrats wouldn't vote for funding the federal government without a deal…

6 years ago

Trump’s Mind Appears To Be Going As He Can’t Remember The Term Dreamers While Talking To Reporters

Trump told reporters that he is the least racist person while blaming Democrats for his own opposition to a deal…

6 years ago

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Defends Democrats From Trump’s Bogus Attack On DACA

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) defended Democrats from Trump's claim that Democrats are not acting in good faith on DACA and…

6 years ago

Senate Democrats Are Negotiating An Agreement That Would Protect Dreamers From Trump Deportation

Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) that Democrats and Republicans are close to an agreement on DACA.

6 years ago

Right-Wing Christians Place Party Before Faith Forsaking Compassion For Their Neighbor

It doesn’t matter what the issue is. Right-wing Christians have been placing the priorities of the party before the tenants…

6 years ago

Morally Depleted Republicans Are Failing Nine Million Kids and 700K Dreamers

In the flurry and frenzy of new scandals and tragedies that wear on the spirit of our country, we must…

6 years ago

Rhode Island To Pay For DACA Renewal For All Of The State’s DREAMers

A coalition of individuals and organizations, led by the governor, have come together to raise enough money to pay the…

6 years ago

Democrats Have Weaponized Trump’s Mental Instability And Are Using It To Divide Republicans

Trump is dealing with Democrats because he is mad at Ryan and McConnell. Democrats in Congress have figured this out…

6 years ago

Trump Doubles Down On DACA Decision By Putting 440,000 More Immigrants At Risk Of Deportation

Trump is doubling down on his DACA decision, and hundreds of thousands more immigrants may be in his crosshairs.

6 years ago

Congress Must Pass The Dream Act Before Trump’s Countdown Clock Runs Out

The rescinding of DACA last Tuesday put some 800,000 youth and young adults on a countdown clock with Congress. Without…

6 years ago

Paul Ryan Forces GOP Rep To Abandon Legislation That Would Protect Dreamers

The GOP representative had planned to "force a vote on his bill to extend work permits and deferred deportations for…

6 years ago

House Democrat Urges His Party To Stop Working With Trump And Start Protecting Dreamers

Congressman Luis Gutierrez said Democrats shouldn't be negotiating with Trump the day after he rescinded protections for 800,000 young undocumented…

6 years ago

Trump’s DACA Bigotry Backfires As Democrats Vow To Attach The DREAM Act To Bills Until It Passes

Democrats in both the House and Senate wasted no time making Trump and the Republican Party pay for their president's…

6 years ago

Terrified Trump Now Promises To ‘Revisit’ DACA If Congress Doesn’t Clean Up His Mess

It remains to be seen whether Congress can pass legislation that will shield Dreamers from deportation, but it's clear the…

6 years ago

Chris Hayes Tears Apart GOP Rep For Refusing To Debunk Myth That Dreamers Steal Jobs

Once again, Trump is perpetuating an offensive lie and stirring up minority resentment to please his base, and GOP members…

6 years ago

GOP Senator Joins Democrat To Protect Dreamers From Trump’s Un-American DACA Move

Sen. Cory Gardner joined a Democratic colleague to co-sponsor legislation that would give young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship…

6 years ago

Nearly 80 Percent Of Americans Oppose Trump’s Effort To Deport 800,000 Dreamers

Trump's DACA decision puts himself squarely on the wrong side of American history and public opinion. What's new?

6 years ago

Trump’s Plan To Ransom Dreamers For His Wall Lasted An Hour before 2 Top Senators Killed It

During a joint press conference, Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) made it clear that Trump's plan…

6 years ago

White House Admits Trump Is Holding Dreamers Hostage To Get Democrats To Pay For His Wall

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders admitted that Trump is holding DACA recipients hostage in a bid to get…

6 years ago

Adam Schiff Strikes Back At Trump Bigotry With Amendment To Defund Deportation Of Dreamers

Rep. Adam Schiff has an amendment that would not fund any Trump effort to deport Dreamers.

6 years ago

Cowardly Trump Leaks Decision To Kill DACA Over Labor Day Weekend

A holiday weekend means a new sleazy news dump from Donald Trump, as the White House has leaked that Trump…

6 years ago

Paul Ryan Sinks To A New Low By Blaming Obama For Trump Ending DACA

In a radio interview back at his home in Janesville, WI, Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan, tried to…

6 years ago

Legal Scholars Explain Deep Flaws in The Texas Ruling to Block Immigration Action

In a legally sound and blistering statement made public on Friday, 104 legal scholars and instructors of immigration law described…

9 years ago

Republicans Are Fixated On Using Extortion To Rule America

The truth is that since teabaggers became de facto leaders of the Republican Party, they have contemplated various schemes to…

9 years ago