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Author: Juan Escalante

Incident Report: Charlottesville, VA

White nationalists clash with counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia, August 12, 2017. A planned rally by white supremacists, advertised as “Unite the Right,” devolved into violent clashes that left at least one dead and about three dozen injured, and prompted Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to declare a state of emergency.

Immigration Reform News August 17, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Trump and Sessions Undermine Public Safety to Advance Anti-Immigrant Agenda Brooklyn Father Who Helped Police Is Released from Detention, Says He’d “Testify Again” Top News ABC 30 DACA supporters visit Congressman Nunes’ office on 5th anniversary of program By Brian Johnson August 15, 2017 Washington Post Trump’s business advisory councils disband as CEOs … Continue reading »

Fake Cards Appear in San Antonio, Offering $100 to Anyone Who Reports Undocumented Immigrants to ICE

An unknown group has distributed official-looking business cards in San Antonio offering $100 to anyone who reports an “undocumented alien” who is successfully arrested and deported. A stack of these cards were discovered on top of a newstand in a San Antonio Exxon station (the person who discovered them asked to remain anonymous). The card … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 10, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice ICYMI: Federal Judge Dismisses Texas AG Paxton’s Suit Against Cities That are Fighting Against SB4 Standing Up for DACA: Support for Dreamers On Display Across America Columbus, Ohio Kicks-Off National “Dreamer Dinner” Campaigns with Councilwoman Elizabeth Brown Columbus Dreamer Dinner Seeks to Shore Up Support for DACA Top News Texas Tribune Judge dismisses … Continue reading »

Private Prisons Are Making Millions By Helping to Deport Longtime Immigrant-Americans — And They’re Positively Gleeful About It

The mass deportation pipeline is real, and those who profit are hoping for an expansion The last time we wrote about the private prison industry, they were raking in profits hand over fist thanks to the increased number of immigrant detentions under the Trump Administration. The private prison company GEO Group had seen its stock … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News August 9, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice ICYMI: Eduardo Porter of the New York Times: “The Danger From Low-Skilled Immigrants: Not Having Them” Moment of Truth is at Hand for California State Law that Defies Trump Deportation Agenda Private Prisons Are Making Millions By Helping to Deport Longtime Immigrant-Americans — And They’re Positively Gleeful About It El momento decisivo está en … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: What is SB 4, Texas’ Immigration Law?

In May, Governor Greg Abbott, a Republican, signed the nation’s newest, and harshest, anti-immigrant bill — Texas’ SB 4 — into law. It’s been described as a bill that curtails sanctuary cities, but it’s a lot more than that. SB 4 is comparable to Arizona’s SB 1070 and Alabama’s HB 56, two famously anti-immigrant and … Continue reading »