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Immigration Reform News May 24, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

English Wall Street Journal Trump Administration Proposes Tougher Line on ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Over Detainer Requests By Laura Meckler May 23, 2017 Houston Chronicle Border chief says ‘the message is out’ and crossers are being scared away By Kevin Diaz May 23, 2017 Daily Kos Since Trump’s election, number of houses of worship offering sanctuary to … Continue reading »

Sessions Capitulates on Defunding Sanctuary Cities On Monday, and then Launches a Sneak Attack on Tuesday

Yesterday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions seemed to back down on his crusade to defund so-called “sanctuary cities” — jurisdictions that prioritize public safety for all, rather than deportation for all. In effect, he capitulated to a San Francisco court order and admitted that his threats to defund such cities were toothless. Here’s why: 1) the current … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News May 23, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice America’s Voice Hires Texas State Director Mario Carrillo to Fight Anti-Immigrant Laws and Policies On Heels of Trump Budget Release, Three Questions for DHS Secretary John Kelly at House and Senate Hearings America’s Voice Education Fund Comments on Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing: “Building America’s Trust Through Border Security” Sessions Capitulates on Defunding So-called … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News May 22, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice “Silent Raids” Across America: ICE Turning Routine Check-ins Into Deportations ¿Quiénes serán los verdaderos “bad hombres”? “Redadas silenciosas” en todo el país; ICE convierte las citas de rutina en deportaciones English Homeland Security Today Out Of 40,000 Illegals Arrested By ICE Since January, 75 Percent Are Convicted Criminals May 18, 2017 Associated Press … Continue reading »

This Week in Texas: Lawsuits Filed, “Summer of Resistance” Announced While Abbott Fails At Spin

Here’s a roundup of what happened in this week in Texas and the resistance to SB 4: Gov. Greg Abbott’s claims that Hispanics have nothing to fear from SB 4 are rebuked This week, Texas’ Republican Gov. Greg Abbott tried to argue that people who haven’t done anything wrong have nothing to fear from SB 4: … Continue reading »

Famously Vengeful Trump Presides Over Policy of Immigration Retaliation

From Massachusetts this week comes the story of Jose Flores, a 37-year-old construction worker who is now in immigrant detention after he dared to ask his employer for workers’ compensation. His case may be the latest example of how the Trump Administration practices immigration retaliation. Jose Flores, detained after asking for workers’ comp Jose has been … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News May 19, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice As ICE Brags About Arrests and Congress Works to Turbocharge Trump’s Deportation Agenda, A Reminder of the Futures Shattered and Families Separated Famously Vengeful Trump Presides Over Policy of Immigration Retaliation This Week in Texas: Lawsuits Filed, “Summer of Resistance” Announced While Abbott Fails At Spin English Politico ‘BOOTS ON THE BORDER’ MARKUP … Continue reading »

Trump And Sessions Want to Take Away Help for Immigrants Facing Deportation, as Seattle DOJ Case Shows

If there’s any doubt that the Trump Administration wants to deport as many immigrants as possible, check out what’s happening in Seattle, where the Justice Department has ordered an immigrant rights organization to stop some of its legal work providing help for immigrants facing deportation. For now, a federal judge has temporarily blocked the order. … Continue reading »

Goodlatte Bills on Immigration Would Make It Easier to Deport Millions

…but what else would you expect from Goodlatte? As if House Republicans haven’t done enough damage to America yet. Today, the House Judiciary Committee lead by Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) will take up a series of anti-immigrant bills intended to “turbocharge Trump’s mass deportation agenda”, and the Goodlatte bills will make it easier to deport … Continue reading »