The program, initially established in 2012 under the Obama administration, allows illegal immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to defer deportation for two years and to renew the deferral, as well as to receive work permits. DACA recipients are not granted a path to citizenship.
Another election reform bill is headed to the desk of a Republican governor. On Tuesday, the Texas Legislature approved SB 1 after Democrats attempted to block the legislation by fleeing the state in July. The New York Post reported:
The Texas Senate voted 18-13 along party lines to pass the measure after the House voted 80-41 to approve it.Read more
Biden's Border Crisis has reached an all-time high. To add to the chaos, Axios reported earlier this week that the Biden Administration has released 50,000 people who crossed the southern border illegally without giving them a court date. Unsurprisingly, only 13% of them have reported to an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office like they were directed to.Read more
For the second time this year, Democratic members of the Texas Legislature fled the state in protest of proposed election reforms so that the Texas House would be unable to conduct official business due to a lack of quorum. This time, they did so via party bus and private jet. The Federalist reported:
Texas Democrats throwing a tantrum over an election integrity bill are claiming their swift exit from the state on private jets was a “sacrifice” in their fight against “voter suppression” in the state.Read more
On Sunday night, the Texas Legislature came to a screeching halt in the final hours of the legislative session when Democrat lawmakers abandoned the House floor to procedurally prevent the House from completing its business just before sine die. This move prevented an election reform package, SB 7, from being voted on due to a lack of quorum. The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board wrote:
As the Texas legislative session drew near its end Sunday, lawmakers appeared set to pass a bill overhauling the state’s elections, until Democrats did one final maneuver: They snuck out of the building. “Members, take your key and leave the chamber discreetly,” a Democratic leader in the state House told his caucus in a 10:35 p.m. text message.Read more
As November approaches, Democrats should be starting to realize that their push to implement universal vote-by-mail may not have been such a good idea. A large number of ballots have been lost or rejected, and "emergency" changes to election laws under the guise of the COVID-19 pandemic put mail-in ballots at an even greater risk of not being counted. Recent allegations of vote fraud in Minnesota and Texas show just how dangerous the combination of expanding universal vote-by-mail and legalizing ballot harvesting could be to the security of our elections.Read more
After an 11-month investigation, the Texas Attorney General's office announced they had found nearly 100,000 non-citizens erroneously listed in state voter rolls. More shockingly, more than half of those non-citizens have reportedly voted illegally at least once in an election since registering. Fox News reports:Read more
A Fort Worth woman recently indicted on voter fraud charges paid others involved in the scheme with funds provided by a former Tarrant County Democratic Party leader, court documents filed this week say.
. . . The notice, filed Tuesday, states that Sanchez engaged in organized criminal activity in collaboration with her three co-defendants; Stuart Clegg, a former executive director for the Tarrant County Democratic Party; and others.Read more