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Trump can’t keep women of color out of Congress

July 19, 2019
Progressives will not allow Trump to define the 2020 elections with racism.

Special Report: Fighting for fair and full representation in the 2020 census

July 16, 2019
Check out all of our content on the 2020 census and Trump's efforts to intimidate immigrants with citizenship data.
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FOX 7 Discussion: New asylum rule against domestic law

July 16, 2019
Texas Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Trump's asylum rules and restrictions, and how they go against domestic law.
FOX 7 Austin - Pooja Sethi

Texas Face Off: Trump's new asylum laws are illegal

July 16, 2019
Immigration Attorney Pooja Sethi joins KVUE's Texas Face Off to speak the truth about our immigration policies and reiterate that seeking asylum is a legal right.
Pooja Sethi on KVUE

TIMELINE: The citizenship question & the 2020 census

July 12, 2019
Progressives will fight back against Trump’s overreach for citizenship data.
Census 2020 Timeline

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump furthers anti-immigrant agenda with request for citizenship data

July 11, 2019
Progress Texas Advocacy Director Sam Robles joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Trump's latest executive order to have U.S. Departments share citizenship data, instead of adding a question to the 2020 census. 
Citizenship Question discussion

10 standout moments from the June #DemDebate

June 28, 2019
The biggest challenge for Democratic Presidential candidates is standing out in the crowded field.
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The census is safe... for now

June 27, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected the reasoning for adding a citizenship question, but has not ruled it unconstitutional.
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LGBTQIA+ immigrants are here, standing up against Trump’s racist immigration policies

June 26, 2019
Thousands of Central Americans are escaping violence, while Trump’s immigration policies are hurting those detained and threatening those that are a part of our communities.
LGBTQ_Immigrants

Election 2020: Julián Castro vs. Beto O'Rourke during first Democratic debate

June 26, 2019
Progress Texas Communications Manager Tara Pohlmeyer joins KXAN, along with Texas Democratic Party Executive Director Manny Garcia, to discuss Julián Castro and Beto O'Rourke's performance and sparring during the first Democratic debate.
Election 2020 Tara Pohlmeyer

2019 Progressive Power Report

June 24, 2019
Progress Texas continues to build progressive power in Texas. This year, we fought for Texas families at the Capitol, and now we’re taking that fight into 2020.
Progressive Power Report - Progress Texas 2019

FOX 7 Discussion: SCOTUS decision on 2020 census question

June 19, 2019
Every Texan should be counted in the 2020 census, but conservatives prefer to harm Texas’ federal funding and representation in Congress in an attempt to intimidate immigrant families from participating. 
Glenn W. Smith on Census

Supreme Court: 5 Decisions We’re Awaiting in June 2019

June 10, 2019
The Court is set to decide some really important cases these next few weeks.
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FOX 7 Discussion: Trump threatens tariffs on Mexican imports

June 3, 2019
Constitutional Attorney Justin Nelson joins FOX 7 Austin to discuss Trump's threats of tariffs on Mexican imports, and how they would negatively impact Texans.
Justin Nelson on FOX 7 Austin

Top Best (& Worst) Moments of the 2019 Texas Legislative Session

May 24, 2019
The 86th Texas legislative session had it’s good moments, but it also had its bad. Here’s a list of the best and worst moments from this year’s session.

FOX 7 Discussion: Trump's assault on asylum seekers

May 1, 2019
Elizabeth Almanza with American Gateways joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about Trump's assault on legal asylum seekers. Seeking asylum is a human right and we must fight to protect immigrant communities from this racist policy.

FOX 7 Discussion: Everyone counts in the 2020 Census

April 23, 2019
Tara Pohlmeyer, our Communications Associate here at Progress Texas, joined FOX 7 Austin to talk about the ridiculous proposal to include the immigration question on the Census engineered to purposely intimidate and undercount the population of Texas. In 2020, everyone should be counted without the fear of migratory repercussions.
Tara Pohlmeyer

Texas Face Off: MJ Hegar, the Mueller Report, and local elections

April 23, 2019
Ed Espinoza, Executive Director at Progress Texas, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss a wide array of topics including MJ Hegar’s run for John Cornyn’s seat in the Senate, the relevance of the Muller report and the importance of the local elections happening across Texas this May 4th.

Texas Face Off: Trump's instability and Cornyn

April 9, 2019
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party, joined KVUE’s weekly political segment to discuss the train wreck that is the unstable Trump administration, followed by Nielsen’s resignation, and also talk about Sen. John Cornyn’s lack of promising stats as the most unliked and least known U.S. politician.
Abhi Rahman, Communications Director at the Texas Democratic Party