House Vote Should Spark Real Effort to Enact a Dreamer Law

(Arlington, VA) – Today the House of Representatives is expected to approve H.R. 6, the American Dream and Promise Act. This measure provides a path to legal status – and potentially citizenship – to Dreamers, holders of Temporary Protected Status (TPS), and those with Deferred Enforced Departure (DED). If approved in the House, H.R. 6 … Read More

House Dreamer/TPS Bills a Step Forward, But We Need a Strategy for Enactment

(Arlington, VA) – Today the House Judiciary Committee approved H.R. 2820, the Dream Act of 2019 and H.R. 2821 the American Promise Act of 2019. These measures would extend permanent legal protections to the Dreamers – those brought here as children without legal status – as well as recipients of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and … Read More

ICYMI: Daniel Garza Discusses White House Immigration Plan On FOX Business

(Arlington, VA)—Today, Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Initiative, joined FOX Business’ Varney & CO. to talk about the White House’s immigration proposal.   Watch the interview here.   “America has always been a country… where people meet demand, people know where to fill the gaps and leave that to the American people to innovate, … Read More

Fourth Circuit Court Rules DACA Cancellation Illegal

(Arlington, VA) – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today joined other circuit courts in determining that the president’s action to cancel DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was illegal. This decision overturns a lower court ruling that would have allowed the cancelation to take effect. This is the latest in a … Read More

White House Proposal Creates Opportunity for Immigration Debate

(Arlington, VA) – Today the president discussed a proposal to revise and reform our nation’s immigration system. As per the White House, this measure seeks to enhance the contributions of immigrants who come to the United States for employment, as well as enhance immigration enforcement. In addition to funding for border security, it would limit … Read More

OECD Study Shows Jones Act Repeal Would Boost U.S. Economy

(Arlington, VA) – According to a new study from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), repeal of the Jones Act would produce economic gains for the U.S. of up to $64 billion. This reform would introduce competition that would force a reduction in the cost of U.S.-built ships, potentially leading to an increase … Read More

ICYMI: The LIBRE Initiative Discusses the Crisis in Venezuela

(Arlington, VA) — Wadi Gaitan, spokesperson for The LIBRE Initiative, joined FOX News this week to discuss the latest news around the crisis in Venezuela.   Watch the interview here.   Right now, American military involvement would ultimately do more harm than good – allowing Maduro and his allies to depict the opposition as American-led, … Read More

Tariffs Are Hurting Hispanic Families, Undoing Benefits of Tax Reform

(Arlington, VA) – After failing to come to an agreement with the government of China on a plan to reduce trade barriers between the two countries, the United States has increased tariffs on a range of Chinese imports – from 10 percent to 25 percent. China has announced that it will retaliate, but the form … Read More