Tag Results for "Immigration Legislation"
In Minnesota, Hispanic and Somali immigrants have organized in a protest against Wells Fargo angry that the bank has donated to anti-immigration politicians like Michele Bachmann and Lamar Smith and private prison corporations. continue reading »
Tea Party members and supporters in Texas are now pushing presidential candidate Gov. Rick Perry to call a special session to take on immigration legislation, wanting to see measures taken to halt undocumented immigration. continue reading »
While speaking at a rally in Texas, the co-founder and former president of the Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas stated that the states that passed anti-illegal immigration legislation were also the states with few Hispanic legislators. As it turns out, she was correct. continue reading »
As many state legislative session wrap up for the year, more lawmakers are jumping ship on controversial enforcement measures targeting undocumented immigrants. Whether they are under continue reading »
Texans worry that public statements by Reps. Leo Berman, R-Tyler, and Debbie Riddle, R-Tomball, stating that they have intentions of passing Arizona style immigration legislation in January when the new legislative session meets will detract from more critical business. For example, Texas already faces daunting budgetary issues and the challenge to maintain critical state services for its residents. continue reading »