In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, members of the Harris County Democratic Party and the Texas Democratic Party met to devise a response to the worst natural disaster in the history of our nation. Our plan was two-fold, dubbed the “Texas Two Step.”
Austin, TX -- The Washington Post reports, “While parts of Texas are still submerged from the historic flooding wrought by Hurricane Harvey, four members of Congress who represent the state voted against sending it billions in federal disaster aid.”
It is time for Congress to act. Dreamers deserve a fair shot, and the freedom to give back to the only nation they have ever called home. I'm asking you to contact your members of Congress and demand they pass a clean DREAM Act. Will you pledge to do that for me?
Austin, TX -- Texas Republican Ken Paxton has called DACA recipients, “millions of unlawfully present aliens” and believes that a country without DREAMers would make our nation safer.
Austin, TX -- Republican President Donald Trump has announced the repeal of DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Austin, TX -- Today, San Antonio Federal Judge Orlando Garcia halted the main provisions of Senate Bill 4 (SB 4), the Texas Republican racist “show-me-your-papers” bill which would have taken effect on Friday, September 1. [San Antonio Express News, August 30, 2017]