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The Economics of Mass Deportation: “Where Deeply Shameful Collides with Truly Stupid”

The cruelty and chaos unleashed by the Trump Administration’s mass deportation strategy comes at a tremendous cost to America. In a Sunday editorial titled, “The Immigration Facts Donald Trump Doesn’t Like,” the New York Times writes: “Let’s be clear: The moral case against President Trump’s plan to uproot and expel millions of unauthorized immigrants is … Continue reading »

Florida Immigrants Find A Friend In Celebrity Chef José Andrés

During his remarks at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Chef José Andrés ripped open his white coat to reveal one of the iconic “I Am An Immigrant” shirts that celebrities, advocates, and allies are using to fight and defend immigrants across the country. Chef José Andrés: “I am an immigrant” “I am an … Continue reading »

Why Unshackling ICE and CBP is a Recipe for Cruelty and Chaos

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently praised the DHS immigration enforcement memos — which provide a detailed blueprint for mass deportation — for taking “the shackles off” ICE and CBP agents. Below are just a few examples of what has happened since the “unshackling” began: ICE and Its Disturbing Record A New York Times story … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, February 27, 2017

English (noticias en español al final de la página): The Hill: Reports: Immigration programs benefit the economy, families By Lydia Wheeler New York Times: Immigration Agents Discover New Freedom to Deport Under Trump By Nicholas Kulish, Caitlin Dickerson and Ron Nixon New York Times: He’s a Local Pillar in a Trump Town. Now He Could … Continue reading »

Attorney David Leopold Answers Questions And Discusses Latest News On Immigration

In his latest immigration update through Facebook Live,  immigration attorney David Leopold discusses the latest news concerning the Trump Deportation Force and answers your questions. Facebook live update tonight at 7:00pm ET. Immigration attorney David Leopold will brief us on the latest news concerning the Trump Deportation Force and answers your questions. Posted by America’s Voice … Continue reading »

An Arkansas Kid Confronted Senator Tom Cotton Over Trump’s Wall

A ray of light shined in Arkansas during a town hall meeting with anti-immigrant Senator Tom Cotton, as a 7-year-old boy called out the elected official for supporting Trump’s border wall. “I’m Toby,” the boy spoke into the microphone after Tom Cotton asked for one last question. “Donald Trump makes Mexicans not important to people … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, February 24, 2017

English (noticias en español al final de la página): New York Times: Law-Abiding but Illegal, and Fearing the New Trump Rules By Jim Dwyer Washington Post: Trump touts recent immigration raids, calls them a ‘military operation’ By Philip Rucker Washington Post: President Trump is on shaky ground with his new immigration order By Scott Clement … Continue reading »

Advocates Descend on New Jersey to show Support for Immigrant Families

Activists and advocates with the organization Make the Road New Jersey have responded to Donald Trump’s mass deportation blueprints by organizing a rally outside the Elizabeth Detention Center, where elected officials, labor leaders, and clergy members joined immigrants in a show of solidarity and resistance. Hundreds of people from surrounding states including New York, Pennsylvania, … Continue reading »

Immigrant Woman May Die Inside Detention Center Without Ever Seeing Her Family Ever Again

Donald Trump’s mass-deportation agenda may result in the death of a 26-year-old undocumented woman from El Salvador. Yesterday, The Daily Beast reported how Sara, a young woman fleeing gang violence in her native country, was being detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents a the Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, Texas, as she complained about … Continue reading »