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This Week in Texas: Laredo Joins SB 4 Lawsuit, While Teenagers Protest via Quinceañera

Laredo City Council votes to join legal fight against SB 4 The Laredo City Council this week voted unanimously to join the lawsuit against SB 4, Texas’ new anti-immigrant law, following a public discussion lasting 2 hours during which 13 members of the public testified. All but two of those who spoke asked the City … Continue reading »

Connecticut Gov. Malloy: On Deportations, “The American People Are Lied to About What Their Government is Doing”

Earlier this week, we wrote about Nury, a Connecticut mother of four who faced deportation this week after living in the US for more than two decades. After Nury was unable to win a stay of deportation, she took sanctuary in a New Haven church, where her state’s Governor Dan Malloy visited her last night. … Continue reading »

On Immigration, John Kelly is No leader, Instead Follows Trump, Sessions Blindly

Yesterday, Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced the Dream Act of 2017, an important piece of legislation that faces an important year, as DACA becomes increasingly threatened and Dreamers face the possibility of deportation. The Dream Act should be a no-brainer: it takes immigrant youth who are American in all but name … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News July 21, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Key Questions as Trump, GOP Face “Moment of Reckoning” Over Future of DACA and Dreamers 20 Attorneys General, Alongside New Economic Data, Emphasize Need for Maintaining DACA Juan Escalante: Will Dreamers’ futures be ‘Made in America?’ On Immigration, John Kelly is No leader, Instead Follows Trump, Sessions Blindly Connecticut Gov. Malloy: On Deportations, … Continue reading »

Trump’s Political Police Force Plans to Move Against America’s Cities

Yesterday, The Hill reported that the Trump administration plans to use federal law enforcement agents in a campaign against American cities and counties who have challenged the Trump Administration’s mass deportation agenda. ICE Acting Director Thomas Homan laid out a plan to send hundreds of ICE agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” across the nation in what appears … Continue reading »

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

America’s Voice Five Truths Evident After Heartbreaking Deportation of Jesus Lara ICYMI: Bishop of Toledo Condemns Lara Deportation, While Rep. Bob Gibbs Callously Applauds  Trump’s Political Police Force Plans to Move Against America’s Cities Trump Administration Promises More Terrorizing Immigration Raids ICYMI: LA Times Editorial: “Trump Should Show Some Political Courage and Endorse Immigration Protection … Continue reading »