Veracious ad campaign targeting Ryan’s DACA stance encourages voter action


iAmerica Action, an immigration reform advocacy group, has launched new ad campaigns across the nation. In Wisconsin alone, they have put out ads in 27 districts targeting Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. > Badger Herald

How immigration could help vulnerable Dems in Trump states

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Most voters in 9 of the 10 Trump states with Democratic senators up for reelection – including Wisconsin – support DACA protections for immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children, according to new Axios polls. It’s potentially significant because most Americans blame Republicans more than Democrats for not finding a solution to protect “Dreamers.”

Ryan struggles on Dreamers as GOP fractures


Paul Ryan is struggling for a game plan on immigration — and staring down a conservative backlash if he makes the wrong step. While Ryan is under increasing pressure from the hard-liner Freedom Caucus to put a conservative Dreamer solution on the House floor, moderates are expected to balk at such a proposal. > POLITICO

What’s really to blame for the immigration impasse? Gerrymandering.


Protecting immigrants who came to the U.S. as children is both the correct thing to do and politically popular. Almost everyone wants it to happen. So what’s the hangup? The biggest hurdle lies in the House of Representatives, a group of lawmakers empowered and emboldened by gerrymandering. > Washington Post

Pocan: DACA fix, budget agreements would come easy if not for Paul Ryan, Tea Party


U.S. Rep. Mark Pocan doesn’t think finding a fix to DACA or passing a budget should be this hard. The reason it’s not working, he said on an episode of “Capital City Sunday” on WKOW/TV, is that Paul Ryan is subject to the whims of the Tea Party. > Cap Times