Immigration

Watch Rand Paul Run Away When Confronted by Dreamer

Watch Rand Paul Run Away When Confronted by Dreamer
Two months ago, Sen. Rand Paul declared, “I say everywhere I go I am for immigration reform.”. Everywhere, with the exception of the Barefoot Bar in Okoboji, Iowa, when caught between anti-immigrant bigot Rep. Steve King and two undocumented immigrants who came to America as children.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

GOP Congresswoman Blames Obama for Bush Immigration Law She Voted For

GOP Congresswoman Blames Obama for Bush Immigration Law She Voted For
Rep. Marsha Blackburn appeared on the Family Research Council’s “Washington Watch,” yesterday to discuss the far-right GOP immigration bill recently approved by the House, which included a provision to gut the program that gives temporarily relief to Dreamers.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Compassionate Conservative: GOP Rep. Wants Migrants Returned to 'Crack House'

Compassionate Conservative: GOP Rep. Wants Migrants Returned to 'Crack House'
Rep. Steve King of Iowa warned that Central American migrants who are apprehended at the southern border can be "delivered to the address of their choice" while they await a deportation hearing, and “that might be a crack house, it might be an MS13 house, it might be a cat house.”
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

GOP Congressman: Pro-Immigration Groups Are 'Questioning Your Manhood'

GOP Congressman: Pro-Immigration Groups Are 'Questioning Your Manhood'
First they cast aspersions on his asparagus; now Rep. Louie Gohmert’s critics are “questioning [his] manhood,” the Texas Republican reported today.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Bachmann Claims Obama Wants to use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments

Bachmann Claims Obama Wants to use Unaccompanied Children for Medical Experiments
Rep. Michelle Bachmann has a new theory about the unaccompanied minors fleeing violence in Central America who have come in large numbers to the southern U.S. border: they are future victims of a liberal plot to use unwilling children for medical experiments.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the Border

House Republicans Unveil Immigration Bill That Sends Migrant Kids Home and National Guard to the Border
House Republicans unveiled a slimmed-down bill Tuesday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending in National Guard troops and speeding migrant youths back home. The election-year measure would allow Republicans to say they tried to solve the humanitarian problem in South Texas, even though it stands no chance of becoming law.
origin Author: 
Erica Werner
origin Blog: 

Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base

Borderline Crazy: Oklahoma Gov Smears Refugee Children in Attempt to Stir Up the Base
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin's attempt to make a group of impoverished refugee children fodder for her reelection will surely test the limits of the the state electorate's cravenness and ignorance. It wouldn't be the first time a candidate resorted to extremes in the face of falling poll numbers.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

This Is What Central American Refugees Are Fleeing

Reaction to NYT reporter Sonia Nazario's piece claiming Central America's immigration crisis is actually a refugee crisis.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Separation of Church and Mexico: Right-Wing Pastor Says Jesus Would Not Help Immigrant Children

Pastor Robert Jeffress, a Dallas megachurch buffoon who previously has said Obama's policies are paving the way for the Antichrist, now tells FOX News that Jesus doesn't want you to help immigrant children: "Jesus loved children, but he also respected the law. He said, "Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar's."
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

The Republican Immigration Position Just Got More Ridiculous

The Republican Immigration Position Just Got More Ridiculous
On Thursday, Speaker Boehner warned that Congress may not be able to pass legislation to help address the influx of Central American child migrants, because too many Democrats are unwilling to alter the 2008 human trafficking law, and give President Obama’s Border Patrol agents expanded power to return unaccompanied minors home without judicial reviews.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Pages