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June 23, 2019 In The News

Hundreds of thousand of people descended upon downtown Houston on Saturday to celebrate annual Pride Festival and parade — a day to display acceptance of often marginalized groups.

The slogans displayed on posters and rainbow-themed attire reiterated those messages: “Love is love,” one hat read. “This Isn’t a Phase,” read another.

June 20, 2019 In The News

Presidential contender Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to block the Department of Housing and Urban Development from implementing a rule barring undocumented immigrants from subsidized housing.

June 19, 2019 In The News

Last month, the Trump administration said it intends to recalculate how poverty is determined in America when estimating the size of the nation’s population of poor people.

June 12, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The bill that permanently authorizes the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund passed out of the House Judiciary Committee unanimously on Wednesday.

June 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – ​Former “The Daily Show” host Jon Stewart shamed ​members of a House panel Tuesday when only five lawmakers were seated in the rostrum to hear survivors of the Sept. 11 terror attacks testify about the need to reauthorize the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Bajo el nerviosismo colectivo de centenares de “Dreamers”, “tepesianos” y activistas apiñados en su galería, la Cámara de Representantes aprobó hoy una histórica medida que legalizaría a hasta 2.5 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados, en el primer voto de su tipo desde 2010.

June 3, 2019 In The News

House Democrats are seeking to block the Trump administration from following through on a plan to make it more difficult for undocumented immigrants to receive government housing aid.

May 31, 2019 In The News

El presidente del Comité Judicial de la Cámara de Representantes, Jerry Nadler, acababa de anunciar que la mayoría había aprobado las tres propuestas de ley que protegerían a los dreamers, personas con TPS y DED, y que expandirá el TPS a los venezolanos que escaparon el régimen de Maduro, cuando la audiencia presente –que incluía varios representantes demócratas– estalló en aplausos de jú

May 31, 2019 In The News

Rep. Justin Amash broke ranks with fellow Republicans when he said special counsel Robert S.

May 30, 2019 In The News

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson spent several hours in a congressional hearing answering questions about his department’s plan to evict unauthorized immigrants from government-subsidized housing.