Category Archive: Immigration

On DACA, It’s Do or Die Time for Congress

September 6, 2017

This post originally appeared on NBCNews.com. AUSTIN, Texas — The fate of nearly a million undocumented youth is in the hands of the legislative branch. Leaving tasks up to Congress isn’t reassuring but now that President Trump put an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Continue Reading →

A Side of Immigration Red Meat at Trump’s Arizona Rally

August 22, 2017

This post first appeared on NBCNews.com. Arizona is synonymous with immigration drama. There was SB 1070 in 2010 and the infamous antics of the convicted former Sheriff Joe Arpaio. So when President Trump arrived at the Phoenix convention center for his rally, it was a Continue Reading →

Trump’s Immigrant Welfare Restrictions? They’ve Been Around Since the 90s

August 8, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com AUSTIN, Texas – No more gaming the system; no more showing up and getting a handout the very next day. In his most recent weekly address President Donald Trump pledged to stop immigrant green card holders from accessing welfare Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Alex Witt – Trump’s Immigration Policy

August 6, 2017

Trump-backed Legal Immigration Bill Is Based On a Lie

August 4, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE), the immigration proposal that got resounding support from President Donald Trump, has a nice ring to it. But it’s a flat out lie. The RAISE Act proposes to slash legal immigration Continue Reading →

MSBNC’S Alex Witt: DREAMERS Can Stay, Parents Go

June 18, 2017

MSNBC Live – A Day Without Immigrants Protest

April 30, 2017

Where Are You, Senator Rubio?

March 27, 2017

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Sen. Marco Rubio seems to have gone missing. Not missing from his Senate votes, like he was infamous for during his first term. Missing from the larger political conversation, especially when it comes to immigration and being a sober Continue Reading →

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: ICE Immigration Raids

February 13, 2017

On ICE Deportation Surges, Separating Facts from Speculation

This piece originally appeared on NBCNews.com. Let me be clear, I am no fan of President Trump’s immigration rhetoric and recent immigration executive orders. But in looking at the recent immigration enforcement surge we need to take three deep breaths and separate known facts from speculation Continue Reading →

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