Finding the best candidate for the Supreme Court

Note: this op-ed originally ran on Univision.com in Spanish. By Daniel Garza One of the bedrock principles of American society is equality before the law. A person’s wealth or social status should not matter in the eyes of the government or the legal system. As Founding Father Samuel Adams wrote, “there shall be one rule of Justice for … Read More

Understanding The Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act

Our legal immigration system is flawed in many ways. It has not been updated in the last 30 years, so it shouldn’t be surprising that it’s not working in a way that reflects how we live, work, trade, and travel today. In order to modernize our immigration system in a way that strengthens both our economy and our communities, we need updates that make it fairer and more transparent.  One attempt at reforming our system is Senate Bill 386, … Read More

Don’t Cancel Americans’ Insurance Plans & Bail Out Insurance Companies!

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: This Monday Congress is going to vote on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act – a bill with serious, negative consequence that would impact families across the nation. THIS LEGISLATION WOULD: Cancel insurance plans for Americans who purchased short-term renewable plans outside of Affordable Care Act exchanges by … Read More

Policing Reforms: Increased Training, Transparency, & Accountability

HERE IS WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: Right now, Congress has a unique opportunity to improve the trust between communities and law enforcement by increasing transparency, training, and accountability in policing. THE SENATE IS CONSIDERING THE JUSTICE ACT WHICH WILL: Strengthen training methods and tactics throughout law enforcement Reduce overcriminalization, increase accountability and transparency. Remove … Read More

Tell Congress: Make Effective Health Care Reforms Permanent!

Lifting Barriers to Better Care COVID-19 exposed a tragic reality: America’s healthcare system – your healthcare system – is undermined by too much bureaucracy and red tape that prevents doctors, nurses, and medical researchers from helping people. We all saw that from the start. Faulty tests. Too few beds and ventilators. Delays in supplying protective gear. Not … Read More

Why ‘Just Becoming a Citizen’ is not an option for Dreamers

Picture this: A young woman, now 24, was brought to the United States from Mexico as a toddler by her parents in an unauthorized manner. She has an American education, from elementary school all the way up to a college degree, and is now in the workforce. After paying a $495 application fee and demonstrating … Read More

DACA and Dreamers: Questions and Answers

Have questions about Dreamers and DACA recipients? You are not alone. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers: DACA and Dreamers: Questions and Answers What’s the difference between Dreamers and those enrolled in the DACA program? Not all Dreamers are eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) protections. Dreamers … Read More

Dreamer Advocacy Toolkit

Este toolkit pronto estare disponible en Español. The White House and Congress must come together to provide a permanent solution for Dreamers and the U.S. communities that rely on their contributions – this includes approximately 27,000 Dreamers working as nurses, physicians’ assistants, and other health professions helping the U.S. battle against COVID-19. But for that … Read More

Dreamer Toolkit (ESP)

La Casablanca y el Congreso deben unirse para proporcionar una solución permanente a los Dreamers y las comunidades de los EE. UU. que dependen de sus contribuciones; esto incluye aproximadamente 27,000 Dreamers que trabajan como enfermeros, asistentes de médicos y otros profesionales de la salud que ayudan a los EE. UU. a luchar contra el … Read More

Dreamers are Helping America Overcome Coronavirus

As America tries to overcome the ongoing pandemic and set the stage for healthy, long-term growth again, we’re making progress because people are pulling together. Millions are staying home in an effort to reduce the spread of coronavirus, and millions of others are working in roles that we count on to keep Americans safe and … Read More