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Abbott’s shameful refugee decision goes against what Texans stand for

January 14, 2020
Every Texan should be embarrassed and ashamed by Abbott’s decision not to accept new refugees into our state.

Abbott's stance on refugees is stain on Texas

January 13, 2020
Progress Texas Senior Strategist Glenn W. Smith joins FOX 7 to explain why Governor Abbott's refusal to allow refugees to settle in Texas goes against the values Texans hold dear.
FOX 7: Abbott's stance on refugees is stain on Texas

5 Questions on immigration with the Angry Tias and Abuelas

January 9, 2020
  Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer met with The Angry Tias and Abuelas of the Rio Grande Valley about the Remain in Mexico program and their work to offer dignity to asylum seekers.
Immigration with Angry Tias and Abuelas of the RGV

Best & Worst Texas Moments of 2019

December 18, 2019
From the Texas Legislature, to ALEC in Austin, and the 2019 elections, there were plenty of options to choose from this year.
Progress Texas' Best and Worst of 2019

An open letter to Senator John Cornyn: Investigate the citizenship application backlog

December 13, 2019
Texas progressive organizations from across the state have called for Sen. John Cornyn to investigate the citizenship application backlog and protect voting rights for eligible Texans.

The rise of organizing in North Texas: North Texas Dream Team and immigrant rights

December 11, 2019
Immigration organizing has led to a tipping point in the DFW area for 2020.
North Texas Dream Team

FOX 7 Discussion: DACA at the Supreme Court

November 13, 2019
Deeds Action Fund Co-Executive Director Claudia Yoli Ferla joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss the DACA case currently in front of the Supreme Court of the United States and its impact on DACA recipients.

Q&A: Flipping Texas with U.S. Senate Candidate Amanda Edwards

November 12, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer chats with one of Texas' U.S. Senate candidates, Amanda Edwards, on voting rights, abortion access, gun reform, health care, and immigration.
Flipping Texas with Amanda Edwards

DACA recipients must be protected ahead of SCOTUS case

November 11, 2019
The Supreme Court will hear arguments in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California this month, a case that could decide the future of DACA.
DACA protest Texas

Explainer: The ongoing impact of SB 4 on Texas immigrants

November 7, 2019
Though it was passed two years ago, Texans feel the effects of the anti-immigrant SB 4 on their health care, education, and everyday lives.
Impact of SB 4 Texas

Rights at Stake: Supreme Court cases progressives should be watching

October 15, 2019
The Court is set to hear arguments and rule on important issues that will impact our rights during this term. Here are the cases we’ll be watching.

Why 2020 could be the year of the Texas Latino voter

October 8, 2019
Latinos will soon make up the majority of the state’s population, and their political power is greater than ever before.

Hey Trump: Latinos are Americans

September 18, 2019
In an era where conservatives are othering Latinos, we should emphasize that Latinos are Americans, too.

Latinx American Month: It’s time to rename Hispanic Heritage Month

September 17, 2019
In an era where conservatives are othering Latinos, we should emphasize that Latinos are Americans, too.

10 #DemDebateTX takeaways from Houston

September 13, 2019
Hosting the third debate reinforces how big of a role Texas will play in 2020.

Texas Democrats offer 5 common-sense gun reform proposals

September 4, 2019
Texas House Democrats across the state are calling for an emergency session and pressuring Republicans to take action on gun reform.

Hey Texas Republicans, the words we use matter

August 27, 2019
Texas Republicans are just as responsible for the violence we’ve seen against immigrants and the Latinx community as our racist, white supremacist president.

Who is responsible for the mass killings?

August 19, 2019
Perhaps if we glanced down and saw the string that traces the trajectories of the bullets back to our hands about to cast our ballots, things would change.

Hundreds of activists rally against corporate interests in Texas politics

August 15, 2019
Progress Texas & progressive organizations rally against far-right, corporate, special interest group ALEC in Austin.
ALEC in Austin Rally

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump Administration floats un-American green card restrictions

August 12, 2019
Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Donald Trump's new, un-American green card restrictions and how it will hurt not only families but his re-election. 
Pooja Sethi on FOX 7 Austin