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ORourke calls government shutdown failure in leadership

O’Rourke calls government shutdown “failure in leadership”

Christian Vasquez, Web Editor January 19, 2018

Representative Beto O'Rourke calls shutdown a "failure in leadership" Friday night after the Senate failed to agree on a spending bill. The shutdown comes on the eve of the anniversary of President Trump's one year in office. jhgjhgjhgjhgjhjh The...

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Congressman ORourke speaks on SB 4 and coming home as he hosts Hurricane Harvey relief event

Congressman O’Rourke speaks on SB 4 and coming home as he hosts Hurricane Harvey relief event

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief August 31, 2017

From what was supposed to be a campaign rally turned into a convocation of helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey for Congressman Beto O'Rourke on Thursday night at Ode Brewery. He and his campaign organized the event to collect all sorts of...

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President Lyndon B. Johnson signs the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 on Oct. 3, 1965. This act abolished the national quota system and changed the demographic makeup of the United States.

The U.S. and immigration: Where are we now?

Amanda Guillen, SHFWire Intern October 20, 2015

WASHINGTON – The United States has long thought of itself as a melting pot, mixing cultures and customs from countries around the world. But it has often resisted adding more ingredients to the stew. The history of immigration laws dates to the first...

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske explains the several factors that go into border wait times and how they can be improved.

UTEP hosts day one of the US-Mexico 2015 Summit

Julio Cesar-Chavez, Staff Reporter August 7, 2015

EL PASO, Texas - UTEP hosted day one of the US-Mexico 2015 Summit, organized by the office of U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke, D-El Paso. The event is meant to bring together hundreds of leaders in the public and private sectors from Mexico D.F., Washington...

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Jeh Johnson, secretary of Homeland Security, defends his department’s actions against criticism that is has not done enough to stop the influx of children at the U.S.-Mexico border. He testified at a House committee hearing Tuesday.

Lawmakers argue over solutions to unaccompanied children at border

Anna Giles, SHFWire Intern June 24, 2014

WASHINGTON - As an influx of thousands of Central American children continues at the U.S.-Mexico border, lawmakers argued over the effectiveness of long-term solutions proposed by homeland security officials involving better cooperation with Mexico. “A...

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Government shut down in tweets

Government shut down in tweets

Jasmine Aguilera, Editor-in-chief October 1, 2013

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Rep. Beto ORourke (D-Texas) reads a resolution offered by the Obama Administration about scenarios of U.S. action in Syria.

O’Rourke to vote ‘no’ on military action in Syria

Lorain Watters, Assistant news editor September 3, 2013

Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) said he will vote against a military strike in Syria when the House returns next week. The congressman announced his decision at a town hall meeting Tuesday at the Community Foundation Room in downtown. About 50 people...

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