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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The Fatal Flaw in trump’s Legal Defense of his Muslim Ban

Remember Hobby Lobby? Republicans should have been more careful in what they wished for. — by Ian Millhiser, Justice Editor at ThinkProgress Saturday night, lawyers representing President Donald Trump filed an emergency motion with the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, asking it to reinstate Trump’s executive order preventing many people from seven …

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So How is Heller NOT Representing Nevadans w/DT at the Helm?

The answer?  Not very well I’m afraid.  Regardless of the number of phone calls and the fact that his line is full and that they’ve turned on the answering machines instead of taking calls, he’s taking his marching orders from elsewhere.  Here, see what I mean?

Resist!

First they came for Muslims and I did not speak out because I was not a Muslim. Then they came for the undocumented immigrants and I did not speak out because I was not an undocumented immigrant… Apparently, our new president means what he says, as terrifying as that is. The Muslim ban. The mass deportations. …

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America’s Core Values

— by Madeleine Albright, Former Secretary of State By now, I’m sure you’ve heard about the executive order on immigration and refugees that the President signed on Friday. It bans Syrian refugees from entering our country, suspends the entire refugee program for 120 days, cuts in half the number of refugees we can admit, and halts …

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Flippancy from NV-CD2 Representation

Amodei Responds RE: the President’s Immigration Executive Order Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Congressman Mark Amodei (NV-02) today released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order issued on January 27, 2017: “First of all, I wish to apologize for apparently missing the memo on media-imposed deadlines for Members of Congress to issue statements …

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Rep. Titus to NV-AG Laxalt

Given that Nevada’s economy is heavily reliant on tourism, Rep. Dina Titus (NV-CD1) sent an official letter today to Nevada’s Attorney General, Adam Laxalt, imploring that he join with other states’ AGs to oppose and reject the president’s executive edict discriminating against not just Muslims entering our country (for business or vacation) from seven specific …

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Trump to State Dept. Officials Objecting to Muslim Ban: ‘Get with the Program or… Go’

If Monday’s White House press briefing is any indication, internal dissent will not be tolerated under Trump — by Jon Queally, staff writer at Common Dreams First of all, those objecting to a White House executive order which sowed “chaos, heartbreak, and resistance” at airports across the United States over the weekend are blowing things …

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If You’re Against Immigrants, You’re Against My Grandma

Many good kids — with the same American dreams my grandparents had — now fear being exiled to a land alien to them. — by Mitchell Zimmerman One day in a Latvian town more than 100 years ago, when my grandmother wasn’t much more than a girl, she heard that the czar’s “recruiters” were coming …

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