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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 »

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 »