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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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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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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45 – Week #1: DO AS I SAY!

President Trump signed many executive actions this week in a wide range of policy areas. In general, these orders and memos explain to executive branch employees what to prioritize and how. In some areas, Congress has given the executive branch explicit authority to set the policy, such as determining the number of refugees who can enter …

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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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FACT CHECK: Heck on Immigration

Joe Heck claims he supports DREAMers and Immigration Reform.  However, his actual RECORD shows a different story. Congressman Heck said he opposed the Senate bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform bill. Congressman Heck said he opposed the DREAM Act. Congressman Heck wants to repeal birthright citizenship. Congressman Heck voted four times to defund DACA and voted in favor …

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NV Dems Statement on Trump Opening Las Vegas HQ

Trump campaign invited former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, confirming again that his immigration plan hasn’t changed Las Vegas, NV – In response to the Trump campaign opening their Las Vegas headquarters today with former Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, Nevada Assemblyman and Democratic National Committeeman Nelson Araujo released the following statement: “It’s fitting that Donald Trump would …

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NV Community Leader Responds to Trump’s Call to Restrict Immigration from the Philippines

Captain Humayun Khan, who died in Iraq while serving in the U.S. Army, was an immigrant and an American hero. But we also have everyday heroes in our own families and neighborhoods. Maybe it’s your own brother, sister, friend, teacher or neighbor. Tell us why this person is an immigrant hero. We will review stories …

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FACT CHECK: Catherine Cortez Masto on Crime v. Joe Heck

While Cortez Masto Prosecuted Criminals, Congressman Heck Threatened Nevadans’ Safety By Voting Against More Funding For Cops Las Vegas, NV – Another day, another out-of-state special interest group propping up Congressman Heck’s campaign with lies about Catherine Cortez Masto. Last night, it was reported that Washington Republicans are running yet another ad that lies about Catherine Cortez …

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