Republicans in Disarray After Deferred Action for DREAMers Announcement

By: Saturday June 16, 2012 1:28 pm

If observers thought that the Administration’s announcement on granting deferred action status and work permits for DREAM-eligible undocumented immigrants represented a high risk, the first reactions and impressions do not show it. In fact, it’s the mainstream Republicans who are scrambling for a response to this, somewhat mindful of the impact of demonization on the [...]

State AGs Start Freelancing, Abandoning Inadequate Foreclosure Fraud Settlement

By: Friday May 27, 2011 7:25 am

This week, we got a leak from the ongoing 50-state AG settlement talks that the banks were threatened with a specific dollar amount of liability if they don’t comply with a resolution. State attorneys general told five of the nation’s largest banks on Tuesday they face a potential liability of at least $17 billion in [...]