• September 26, 2020

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Trump Ending Immigration Program that has Impacted more than 120,000

The Trump Administration made it official Tuesday: It will end an Obama-era program that has granted relief from deportation to hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions made the announcement that the administration will phase out the initiative — the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — or DACA — program — […]Read More

Local, State, National Leaders Speak Out on President Trump’s Decision

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the ending of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) first implemented by President Obama in 2012. Below is the President’s statement, as provided by the White House. President Donald J. Trump Restores Responsibility and the Rule of Law to Immigration “I believe that real and positive immigration reform is possible, […]Read More

Doña Ana County Formally Submits Letter Supporting Organ Mountains National

Doña Ana County has formally submitted Resolution 2017-61 supporting the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument to the U.S. Department of the Interior. “My colleagues and I listened to hours of emotional and impassioned input before reaching our decision,” said Doña Ana County Commission Chairwoman Isabella Solis. “Reaching the decision was both challenging and informative. We […]Read More

Senator Cornyn Issues Statement on Administration Repealing Obama EPA Regulations

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order repealing the job-killing U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations put in place by the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan: “For eight years the Obama Administration’s draconian regulatory regime hindered job growth and hit Texans at the pump […]Read More

Obama: Texas Leaders “Aren’t Interested” in Higher Voter Turnout

Texas’ Republican leadership has stifled voter turnout, and the public sector should do more to encourage online voting and other civic engagement, President Barack Obama said in an interview Friday with Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith. Obama’s remarks at the South by Southwest Interactive festival in Austin focused on using Internet technology to encourage […]Read More