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People Power in the First 100 Days of Donald Trump

How People Power Has Fought Back Against Anti-Immigrant Hate Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president is coming to an end. On immigration, Trump has pursued a truly awful mass deportation agenda as his Administration detains and deports immigrants indiscriminately. Evidently, Trump doesn’t care about the separation of families or the fear of children who must … Continue reading »

Texas House to Begin Debate on Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill Today

The Texas House will begin debate today on their version of SB 4, a statewide anti-sanctuary cities bill, just a day after a federal court ruled against the Trump Administration’s attempt to do something similar on the national stage. Yesterday, a San Francisco judge ruled that the Trump Administration could not withhold funding from cities … Continue reading »

PRESS CALL: Activists Behind the Grassroots Push to Oppose the Funding of Trump’s Deportation Force and Border Wall to Keep Up Pressure as Spending Deal Nears

***PRESS CALL*** Wednesday, April 26 12:30pm ET / 9:30am PT DIAL IN: 888-632-3381; PASSCODE: “FUNDING” PRESS CALL: Activists Behind the Grassroots Push to Oppose the Funding of Trump’s Deportation Force and Border Wall to Keep Up Pressure as Spending Deal Nears In early April, CREDO, United We Dream, ACLU, America’s Voice Education Fund and others … Continue reading »

Immigration 101: What is a Sanctuary City?

There’s no single definition of what is a sanctuary city, but generally speaking, it’s a city (or a county) that limits its cooperation with federal immigration enforcement agents in order to protect low-priority immigrants from deportation. Table of Contents Sanctuary cities: what is a sanctuary city? The case of Alex Why are sanctuary cities important? … Continue reading »

NYT: Anti-Immigrant Hate Groups Have Trump As an Ally

At the New York Times today is another great piece on the John Tanton network, how anti-immigrant hate groups have Trump as an ally, and the general incredulity (including some from the restrictionists themselves) that anti-immigrant groups have so much power. The John Tanton network, of course, refers to a group of Washington, DC-based organizations … Continue reading »

Sessions’ Letter Threatening Sanctuary Cities is Empty and Misguided Threat

Jeff Sessions has been angling for a greater role in immigration enforcement for his Department of Justice, and last Friday he fired another salvo, threatening nine jurisdictions with decreased federal funding over their “sanctuary city” policies. Sessions sent letters to the state of California; the cities of Chicago, New Orleans, New York, and Philadelphia; and the counties … Continue reading »

PRESS CALL: Legal Experts and Advocates to Analyze Progress Report on Trump’s Immigration Policies

***PRESS CALL*** TUESDAY, April 25 11am EST DIAL IN: 877-876-9176; PASSCODE: “DHS REPORT” PRESS CALL: Legal Experts and Advocates to Analyze Progress Report on Trump’s Immigration Policies Washington, DC — One of President Trump’s anti-immigrant, un-American Executive Orders, signed on January 25th, 2017, called for a 90-day progress report on the implementation and deployment of … Continue reading »

During Congressional Recess, Constituents Demand Answers on Immigration

A Recap of Democratic and Republican Responses to the Immigration Resistance April’s Congressional Recess is over, and this week Congress returns to DC having heard from (and in some cases, doing battle with) their constituents over a number of issues. One of these issues was immigration reform, which was a topic brought up in almost … Continue reading »