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An SB4 lawsuit has been filed to keep Texas' anti-immigrant law from taking effect.

This week marked an important anniversary for Dreamers and immigration advocates around the country: Tuesday was the 5th anniversary of the implementation of DACA, and thousands of Dreamers in dozens of states demonstrated in favor of the program and protections for immigrant youth. In Austin, Texas, the DACA anniversary involved an act of civil disobedience … Continue reading »

nakasec 22 day vigil outside white house for daca

With Ken Paxton’s deadline for Donald Trump to rescind DACA just around the corner, advocates fear that time is running out to save the program that has allowed some 800,000 Dreamers to live and work freely in the United States. On Tuesday of this week, thousands of Dreamers and advocates from at least 25 states … Continue reading »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

America’s Voice ICE Director Homan Promises More Deportations of Immigrants Without Criminal Records, More Devastated Families ICYMI: El Paso Times Editorial: “Paxton cherrypicks his constitutional battles for politics, not justice” ICYMI: Jeff Flake: “We Need Immigrants With Skills. But Working Hard Is a Skill.” Advocates Launch Round-the-Clock, 22-Day Vigil for DACA Outside White House This … Continue reading »

 

In an op-ed for the New York Times, U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) writes a poignant and personal piece on the vital importance of hard working immigrants in the United States. This follows President Trump’s recent support of the Cotton-Perdue bill that would slash legal immigration levels, which follows more than two years of Trump spewing vile lies about … Continue reading »

ICE Director Homan spoke at a hearing today.

Yesterday, USA Today published an Alan Gomez interview with acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director Thomas Homan in which Homan promised that the Administration’s immigration crackdown was just getting started: MIAMI — In the seven months since Thomas Homan was appointed to carry out President Trump’s promises to crack down on undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., he … Continue reading »

Sessions in hate on immigration.

Sessions’ Sanctuary Speech in Miami Latest Reminder Yesterday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions went to Miami to deliver another speech that made clear that the Trump Administration is more interested in targeting immigrants for deportation than in protecting the public from crime. As is his custom, Sessions used the speech in Miami to attack Chicago … Continue reading »