• RITA partners and members gather for a press conference on July 29 to celebrate the victory over anti-immigrant bills in Texas.

    REPORT: How Communities Beat Arizona-Style Bills In Texas

    The Border Network for Human Rights, a founding member of RITA, released a report today on the challenges and successes of the Texas Can Do Better campaign. You can read and download it here: Lessons Learned During the 2011 Texas Can Do Better Campaign by the Border Network for Human Rights


    “Sanctuary City” Bills Die Another Death: A Victory For All Texans

    A Victory For All Texans Congratulations To All Who Believed That Texas Can Do Better On Immigration And To Lawmakers For Listening To Communities Click here for information about the RITA Press Conference on June 29 (AUSTIN, Texas) — As the sun sets on the special session of the 82nd Texas Legislature, the bills that […]

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    Texas Can Do Better Rally for Immigration Reform In Austin

    RITA members gathered in Austin, Texas on February 22, 2011 to demand Texas lawmakers stand up for real immigration reform. All photos courtesy of Rene Renteria photography.

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    Texas Can Do Better on Immigration

    Do you believe that Texas can do better on immigration, national security, economic recovery and family values? So do we. RITA drafted this set of principles to guide the current Texas 82nd Legislature on Immigration. RITA Legislative Principles for Texas Legislature 82nd Session Loading…

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    Texans Must Lead The Call For Reform, Here’s Why

    Everyone knows that Texas is special. Things are bigger here. Some even say that things are better here, too. We’ll admit it, RITA believes in the power of Texans and in the greatness of our state. That’s why we believe Texas needs to be at the forefront in demanding a national solution to the broken […]



Folly of the Senate Immigration Reform Bill Becomes Clear In House Bill

Border Communities Welcome House Democrat Action on Immigration Reform and the Rejection of Corker/Hoeven Militarization Agenda For Immediate Release: October 2nd, 2013 Today’s introduction of an immigration reform bill by House Democrats highlights that immigration reform does not have to further sacrifice border communities. The bill contains a bi-partisan approach to border enforcement which we […]

BREAKING: 6 More Arrested in Texas Protesting Border Militarization

Six More Arrested in Austin They were protesting the militarization of border communities  (AUSTIN, Texas) – Six more people were arrested today in Austin, Texas protesting the border militarization provisions in immigration reform. Their arrests come two days after three were arrested at the Democratic Party headquarters in Dallas, where they were also protesting militarization. […]


BREAKING: The Broder Three are Free!

The Border Three Are Free! Thank you all for your calls and messages of concern. Due to your diligence, we won an expedited process this evening to release the “Border Three.” Teresa Nevares, Fernando Garcia, and Daniel Diaz are resting tonight and will continue with the Caravan. Expect to hear more soon.

Three #Texas4CIR Caravaners arrested for protesting border militarization

They took them away They have just taken Fernando Garcia, Daniel Diaz and Teresa Nevarez away in handcuffs for protesting border militarization and the fact that Senators traded off broder communities to win political points. We were protesting at the Democratic Party Headquarters in Dallas during our #Texas4CIR Caravan tour of the state. We were […]

The Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance (RITA) believes that Texas should be front and center in the debate over immigration reform. We are a multi-sector statewide network dedicated to building support for comprehensive immigration reform. RITA presents a common, pro-reform voice and push to fix America’s broken immigration system with fair, humane and sensible policies that foster America’s strength, security and prosperity.