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FOX 7 Discussion: Democrats vow to fight Trump's false national emergency claim

February 18, 2019
Trump's national "emergency" is unnecessary, unconstitutional, and hurtful to those who call the border home. We do not need a wall.
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Best of the Week: Safe borders, voting rights, and Black History Month

February 15, 2019
Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Communications Associate Tara Pohlmeyer discuss the border “emergency,” voter suppression, and Black History Month. 
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KVUE Face Off: El Paso rally, no border wall, and voter suppression in Texas

February 12, 2019
Communications Associate Tara Pohlmeyer joined KVUE to talk about this week in Texas politics, including the March for Truth in El Paso, how we don't need a border wall, and why David Whitley shouldn't be confirmed for Secretary of State.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Comprehensive immigration reform is the next step for progressives

February 12, 2019
  While we've avoided a government shutdown, comprehensive immigration reform is the only solution moving forward for the United States. FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas talked with Progress Texas Executive Director Ed Espinoza and Travis County GOP Executive Director Spencer Davis about the border wall.
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The border wall is really a smoke screen

February 7, 2019
What's Donald Trump trying to distract us from this time?
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Special Report: The Cracks in Trump's Border Wall

February 7, 2019
Check out all of our blogs on the border wall and Trump's latest attempts to erect his monument to racism.
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FOX 7 Discussion: We do not need a national emergency declaration from Trump

February 4, 2019
"I don't know any children that are creating a national emergency at our border," says Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi. 
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Best of the Week: Voter rolls, border walls, & #txlege

February 1, 2019
Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Legislative Fellow Wesley Story discuss No Border Wall, the Texas voter rolls, and education at 2019 Texas Legislature in this week's Best of the Week. 
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FOX 7 Discussion: Lawmakers must push for comprehensive immigration reform

January 30, 2019
We should let the bipartisan committee do its job and keep Americans in mind, not the President’s demands. We need comprehensive immigration reform as soon as possible.
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Trump is using federal workers as pawns in his political games

January 25, 2019
The president continues to play games with people’s lives in exchange for an ineffective, unpopular, racist border wall.
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I grew up crossing the border every day to go to school

January 23, 2019
Voices of the border will not be drowned out by political debates.
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KVUE Face Off: The impact of Trump's government shutdown

January 22, 2019
Donald Trump should end this government shutdown and work on a real immigration reform solution, rather than using federal works and DREAMers as pawns. Texas AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Montserrat Garibay joins KVUE's Face Off to discuss the impact of Trump's government shutdown.
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Trump’s inhumane border wall threatens fragile ecosystems

January 22, 2019
The American taxpayer is going to foot the bill for a $15 billion environmental wrecking ball.

Best of the Week: No border wall & #txlege bills filed so far

January 18, 2019
This week our Advocacy Director Sam Robles and Membership Coordinator Charlie Bonner are discussing #txlege, our #NoBorderWall campaign, and ways to take action!
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump must listen to Democrats and reopen the government

January 15, 2019
There is no reason for Trump to keep the government shut down over his demands for an ineffective, wasteful wall. FOX 7 Austin's Mike Warren discusses the shutdown with Tara Pohlmeyer from Progress Texas and Texas GOP Chairman James Dickey.
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Bills we’re watching in the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

January 10, 2019
Our team at Progress Texas has gone through all of the bills filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session so far. Some are good, some are bad, and some are just straight up ugly.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump keeps the federal government shut down over a border wall

January 7, 2019
  The federal government has been shut down for three weeks. A border wall would do nothing to enhance border security, and would simply be a symbol of anti-immigration rhetoric and racism for the Trump Administration.
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10 Worst and Best Texans of 2018

December 19, 2018
This year, some Texans were naughty. Others were nice. We’ve been making our list and checking it twice. Here are the results.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump is holding the government hostage with his shutdown

December 12, 2018
  By shutting down the government in an effort to get border wall funding, President Donald Trump is holding the government and American people hostage.
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FOX 7 Discussion: A border wall is an ineffective solution to our humanitarian crisis

December 10, 2018
  Donald Trump's proposed border wall is an ineffective solution to the humanitarian crisis on the border. We need comprehensive immigration reform.
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