DACA Under Siege by Trump and AG Jeff Sessions

Last week, Trump pardoned Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio, a notorious national symbol of racism who refused court orders to stop his racial profiling in his zealous multi-year campaign of persecution against Latino communities. Now, one week later, Trump is throwing MORE red meat to his anti-immigrant and white supremacist supporters by going after immigrant kids, …

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Trump Set to Deport Dreamers to Appease His Supremacist Base

A Note from Senator Catherine Cortez Masto — Last month, we celebrated the fifth anniversary of President Obama’s landmark Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program granted hundreds of thousands of young people the opportunity to come out of the shadows and pursue the American Dream. Dreamers are our soldiers, engineers, teachers and …

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Boo: Senator Heller Voted “AYE” to Nix PBO’s Immigration Executive Order

— Zach Hudson, NVDEMs spokesperson. Senator Heller, who talks about “Anchor Babies,” cast his vote yesterday to kill Immigration Executive Action, eagerly hoping to be able to deport thousands of Nevada Immigrants.  He, however, voted on the losing side of that argument with the bill being “rejected” when it failed to garner 60 votes for passage. …

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What Does “Conservative Judicial Activism” Look Like

— by Erin Neff, Executive Director, ProgressNow Nevada The majority on the U.S. Supreme Court continues to stridently put politics above justice as it finishes its radical term this week. Today the court upheld the most controversial aspect of Arizona’s immigration law — the portion that all but sanctions racial profiling. While the court did strike down …

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President Obama’s Immigration Executive Order

Last Friday, the Department of Homeland Security announced a new policy to make our immigration policy more fair and efficient. President Obama said, “This morning, Secretary Napolitano announced new actions my administration will take to mend our nation’s immigration policy, to make it more fair, more efficient, and more just, specifically for certain young people …

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Under the Reading Lamp — 1/30/2012

Jim Hightower | Buying Our Future Jim Hightower, Op-Ed: “Already, four of the top GOP presidential contenders have dropped out. Michele Bachmann went first, because she was too wacky, followed by Jon Huntsman, because he was too sane. Herman Cain gave up because he was too exposed, and Rick Perry because he was too dim-witted. …

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National Effort to Support the DREAM Act Tomorrow

A national effort in support of the DREAM Act takes place tomorrow (Monday, January 30) from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. People from all around the country will be calling their congressional delegation and asking them to support the DREAM Act. Here is contact information for our Nevada delegation: Senator Harry Reid Phone: (202) 224-3542 …

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