Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO)
Member of "Gang of Eight", sponsoring
the immigration reform bill that passed
in the Senate in 2013.
Recently introduced a private bill to
protect a Colorado immigrant from
deportation and has introduced a bill to
shield farmworkers from deportations,
while putting them on paths to
Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV)
Nation’s first Latina senator.
Introduced S.415 to block President
Trump’s "Travel Ban" executive order.
2016 recipient of Immigrants' List
Michael Maggio Award for excellence
in the fight for immigration reform.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
Helped introduce S.3542 the BRIDGE
Act in 2016, temporarily protecting
individuals eligible for DACA.
Member of "Gang of Eight" that
pushed immigration reform
legislation through the Senate in 2013.
Rep. Ruben Gallego (D, AZ-7)
Co-sponsored H.R.2788 to expand access
to health care services to immigrant
women and champions the issues of
Latin American immigrants and refugees
from Syria alike.
Pushed to eliminate the phrase “illegal
alien” from federal law, signage, or
Successfully passed pro-immigrant
amendments to the National Defense
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Said if you don't support keeping
DREAMers, "Don't vote for me..."
Introduced the DREAM Act 2017 along
with Sen. Dick Durbin
Opposes RAISE Act that would cut
immigration "in half".
Member of "Gang of Eight" that pushed
immigration reform legislation through
the Senate in 2013.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D, IL-4)
Chairman of the Immigration Task Force
in the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Introduced H.R.3591 The American
Staged a sit-in in protest of unlawful
deportations at Immigration and
Customs Enforcement in Chicago.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D, CA-19)
She recently lead 216 members of
Congress in filing a bicameral amicus
brief on Trump travel ban.
Introduced H.R.2043 The Fair Day in
Court for Kids Act which would ensure
due process for children and those with
disabilities during immigration hearings.
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ)
Long-time advocate of immigration
reform and member of the "Gang of Eight"
Introduced S.748 the PROFILED Act,
which would guarantee basic due process
rights and protections of individuals
detained because of a suspected
immigration violation or during an
immigration-related enforcement action.
Rallied with local religious and communities
officials to support those at risk of
deportation due to President Trump’s
Rep. Linda Sanchez (D, CA-38)
The highest ranking Latino in the US House
As Chairwoman of the Congressional
Hispanic Caucus, she has been an
outspoken advocate of the DREAM act
as well as DACA/DAPA.
U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson
Granted a temporary restraining order
blocking the second iteration of
President Trump’s travel ban.
Expanded the list of family relationships
with U.S. citizens that visa applicants can
use to get into the U.S, ordering the
government not to enforce the ban on
brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts,
uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins of
people in the United States.
Gov. Greg Abbott (TX)
As Texas’ Attorney General, Abbott filed
suit against President Obama’s executive
amnesty of undocumented immigrants.
As governor, Abbott stated that he would
refuse to accept Syrian refugees
into the state.
Signed into law a bill banning Sanctuary
cities in Texas.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R, TX-1)
Opposes amnesty and wants to end
Co-sponsored H.R.997, which would
make English the official language of
the United States, even though 1 in 5
Americans speak a different language
Supports legislation to construct a wall
along the US-Mexico border.
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R, VA-6)
Introduced H.R.3003 and H.R.3004,
which seek to eliminate sanctuary cities
Introduced H.R.2406, which would
increase the number of ICE officers
and equip them with military weapons.
Introduced H.R.2407, a bill that seeks to
refocus the USCIS to be harsher on
immigrants applying for visas and grants.
Rep. Steve King (R, IA-4)
Supports President Trump’s
Made statements accusing Mexican
and Central American immigrants
of being generally violent and prone
to committing rape.
Called for the Mexican border wall to be
paid for by defunding Planned
Parenthood and the food stamp program.
Said, “We can’t restore our civilization
with someone else’s babies”.
Rep. Raul Labrador (R, ID-1)
Introduced H.R.2431 the Davis-Oliver Act
that looked to enhance the power of
immigration enforcement and establish
a system of mass deportation
Introduced H.R.2826, which seeks to
limit the number of refugees accepted
into the United States.
The Cato Institute reports that this bill
“would restrict the liberty of Americans
to welcome fleeing violence and
persecution around the world”.
Introduced the RAISE Act, which would
cut the level of legal immigration in half,
cap the number of yearly refugee
admissions to 50,000, and end the visa
Sunk his own nomination for a Latino
federal judge over his views of
Praised President Trump’s travel ban.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions
As a Senator, led the charge to end
Voted against the guest worker program
as well as comprehensive immigration
Supports the the President Trump’s
As Attorney General, Sessions has
promised a crackdown on immigration
and threatened to defund sanctuary
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-PA)
Argued in favor of using fund to
increase border security.
Opposes amnesty to immigrants and
voted in favor of requiring medical
facilities to report undocumented
immigrants to the authorities.
Opposes the funding of sanctuary cities
and has supported President Trump’s
President Donald Trump
Signed an executive order placing a
travel ban on six Muslim-majority nations.
Rescinded the DAPA program.
Called for taxpayers to fund his promised
US-Mexico border wall.
Supported legislation that would halve
the number of legal immigrants accepted
into the United States.