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

Governor DeSantis Signs Legislation to Increase Educational Opportunities in Florida

(Tallahassee, FL)— Today, Governor DeSantis signed Senate Bill 7070 into law, improving opportunities for Florida K-12 students. This legislation helps Florida families by creating a Family Empowerment Scholarship and addresses the lengthy waitlist for students trying to access an education that best meets their individual needs through the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship.   Cesar Grajales, The … Read More

The LIBRE Initiative Testimony Backs Nevada Licensing Reform

(Carson City) – Yesterday, Ronnie Najarro, Deputy State Director for The LIBRE Initiative-NV, testified in the Nevada Senate Commerce and Labor Committee in favor of Nevada bill A.B. 275, which would reform the state’s occupational licensing system. The measure would prohibit a regulatory body from denying licensure of an applicant based on his or her … Read More

Colorado Legislature Moves to Weaken Taxpayer Protections

(Denver, CO) — The Colorado State Senate has approved legislation that authorizes a referendum this November to weaken Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. If signed by the Governor, HB-19 1257 would set up a statewide vote to allow the state to keep and spend all state revenue in excess of the constitutional limitation. Currently, under … Read More

ICYMI: Daniel Garza Joined Fox Business to Talk the Latest on Border Security and Hispanic Unemployment Numbers

(Arlington, VA)—Daniel Garza, President of The LIBRE Initiative, appeared on Fox Business’ Varney & CO. to talk about border security and low Hispanic unemployment numbers.   Watch the interview here.     The general immigrant population is naturally entrepreneurial, they’re seeking that American Dream, that opportunity to leverage their skills and their talents and bring … Read More