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Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, February 22, 2017

English (noticias en español al final de la página): Associated Press: New Trump memos outline his plans to deport millions of immigrants By Alicia A. Caldwell CNN: Trump keeps DACA but chips away at barriers to deportatioBy Tal Kopan and Laura Jarrett Los Angeles Times: Sweeping new immigration guidelines emphasize more enforcement, deportations By Del Quentin Wilber … Continue reading »

David Leopold: Breaks down DHS memorandum on Trump’s immigration orders

David Leopold, former President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, joined America’s Voice via Facebook Live to discuss the memorandums the Department of Homeland Security’s published today regarding the implementation of Trump’s executive actions on immigration. Please be sure to contact an immigrant rights service organization or an immigration attorney in your state should you need … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, February 21, 2017

English (noticias en español al final de la página): USA Today: Immigration detentions spark national debate By Marty Schladen The Guardian: Donald Trump considered using national guard to round up immigrants, memo suggests By Ed Pilkington and Lauren Gambino The Hill: White House denies National Guard plan for deportations By Jordan Fabian Brooklyn Reporter: Protest … Continue reading »

David Leopold: On Implementing Trump’s Executive Orders on Protecting the Homeland

David Leopold, former president of American Immigration Lawyers Association, joins us to discuss the two recently reported “implementation” memoranda regarding Trump’s immigration enforcement priorities. According to Leopold, the Executive Order was the Blueprint for mass deportation. These memos are the Trump Deportation Force’s owner’s manual. David Leopold, former president of American Immigration Lawyers Association, joins … Continue reading »

“Day Without Immigrants”: The Whisper That Turned Into A Roar

Restaurants, businesses, and schools in Chicago, Austin, San Francisco, Detroit, New York City, Washington D.C., Charlotte and several other US cities got “a taste of life without immigrants” during yesterday’s #DayWithoutImmigrants strike and protests. WATCH: Thousands take part in #DayWithoutImmigrants protests across the US on Thursday. https://t.co/2QmiVT473b pic.twitter.com/yjPhls937R — NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) February 16, … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News Today / Qué Pasa En Inmigración, February 17, 2017

English (en español al final de la página): Free Speech Radio News: DACA recipient detained by ICE in Seattle, immigrant mother seeks sanctuary in Denver church The Daily Citizen: Young immigrants fearful of detentions, bans on working By Kerry Murakami Associated Press: Immigration agents in New York detain 30 people over 2 days Associated Press: … Continue reading »

Daniel Ramirez’s Attorney Blasts ICE For “Utterly Implausible And Wholly Fabricated” Claims

Lawyers for Daniel Ramirez Medina issued another very strong statement taking issue with what ICE has been saying about their client. We wanted to share the entire release as this case has gotten so much attention – and because ICE continues it’s false narrative about Daniel: Today, the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division Office … Continue reading »

Immigrants And Their Allies Kick Off Nationwide “Day Without Immigrants” Strike

Today’s “Day Without Immigrants” strike appears to have started organically through social media and word of mouth in the local DC area, but the action has since spread like fire across the country. The strike — which encourages immigrants and their allies to take the day off from work, school, and shopping in protest of … Continue reading »

SPLC Annual Year in Hate Report: Center for Immigration Studies Is A Hate Group

Today, the Southern Poverty Law Center released its annual “Year in Hate and Extremism” report, which found 917 hate groups were operating in the United States in 2016. There are now 14 anti-immigrant groups listed, including, for the first time, the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) was also named … Continue reading »