“Republicans Remember, We’re Voting in November”

By Patricia Guadalupe @PatriciagDC | @HarvestEMP 30 Arrested and More Cantaloupes for Congress It was a busy Thursday up on Capitol Hill, the last legislative workday before a month-long recess. DREAMer students continued their protest against recent disparaging comments by Iowa congressman Steve King who said that for every DREAMer valedictorian, there were “many more” …

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July 31 Immigration Update

By Patricia Guadalupe @PatriciagDC | @HarvestEMP   The Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, which represents more than 26,000 federal law enforcement officers from a variety of federal agencies sent letters to members of the U.S. House of Representatives in support of comprehensive immigration reform. The organization joins a coalition of business and religious leaders who …

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July 30 Immigration Update

By Patricia Guadalupe @PatriciagDC | @HarvestEMP Conservative Republican Senator Jeff Sessions of Alabama is circulating a memo to fellow GOPers on the House side, arguing that the comprehensive immigration reform bill recently passed by the U.S. Senate is “nonsense.” Sessions, who voted against the bill, said that instead of taking up CIR, members of Congress …

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July 29 Immigration Update

By Patricia Guadalupe @PatriciagDC | @HarvestEMP In an interview with The New York Times, President Obama reiterated his desire to pass comprehensive immigration reform, saying it would help the U.S. economy. Immigration reform actually squarely fits into what I’m discussing right now (about the economy),” he said. “As I indicated before, we know the economy …

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