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House Approps Votes in Favor of Funding Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda; Rep. Roybal-Allard Slams Bill

The House Appropriations Committee today marked up the DHS appropriations bill before taking a 30-22 party-line vote to pass it out of committee. Democratic amendments which were offered but voted down or withdrawn included provisions to cut CBP and ICE funding, to protect DACA, to prohibit ICE raids in sensitive locations, to prohibit the removal … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News July 18, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice Frank Sharry Responds to Deportation of Jesus Lara Frank Sharry responde a la deportación de Jesús Lara Rep. Bob Gibbs, Senator Rob Portman, DHS Secretary John Kelly, and Detroit ICE Field Office Director Rebecca Adducci Failed the Lara Children of Willard, Ohio Photos: An American Family Was Separated Today; Why Did Trump Deport … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News July 17, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice David Leopold On Jesus Lara Case: ICE Should Not Deport Him Without Fully Responding to Stay Request ICYMI: “Rep. Gibbs in Spotlight on Jesus Lara Deportation Case” Some Trump Voters Question Pending Deportation of Jesus Lara With Less Than One Day Until His Scheduled Deportation, Jesus Lara, his Family, Legal Team, & Neighbors … Continue reading »

Francisco Rodriguez, Janitor at MIT Detained After Check-In; “Where is the Discretion?”

Mass deportations under the Trump Administration are continuing to break apart families and roil communities. Yesterday, community, faith, and union leaders accompanied Francisco Rodriguez, a janitor who works at MIT, to his check-in in Burlington, Massachusetts. Francisco had also received support from thousands of people at MIT who had signed a petition, and letters of … Continue reading »

This Week in Texas: Fort Worth Robberies Target Hispanics, Ex-City Official Threatens to Call ICE, Redistricting Trial Could Lead to Changes for 2018

Redistricting trial could upend Texas state, House districts before 2018 elections A weeklong trial is continuing in Texas over redistricting, the culmination of a six-year long battle that started in 2011. As the Texas Tribune reported, a three-judge federal district court panel in Texas is “at the end of a week of hearings over the … Continue reading »

Immigration Reform News July 14, 2017 / Qué Pasa En Inmigración

America’s Voice On Immigration, Trump Administration Hardliners Are Going for Broke David Leopold: This Is How the Government Can Save the Lara Family Amid Threats, Texas Advocates Double Down to Defend DACA This Week in Texas: Fort Worth Robberies Target Hispanics, Ex-City Official Threatens to Call ICE, Redistricting Trial Could Lead to Changes for 2018 … Continue reading »