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Communities Across America Seeing Cruelty of Mass Deportation and Rallying Behind Immigrant Neighbors

Throughout the country, the Trump Administration and an “unshackled” ICE and CBP are seeking to detain and deport immigrants who have lived here for decades, with U.S. citizen children and deep ties to America. After seeing the cruelty of mass deportation, Americans are standing up for their immigrant neighbors, underscoring that the vast majority of the … Continue reading »

Communities Across Ohio and Midwest Rally Behind Immigrant Neighbors In Face of Trump Attacks

Throughout the country, the Trump Administration and an “unshackled” ICE and CBP are seeking to detain and deport immigrants who have lived here for decades, with U.S. citizen children and deep ties to America. In the face of this costly and chaotic mass deportation vision, Americans have gone out of their way to rally behind … Continue reading »

Since Gen. Kelly Can’t or Won’t Control His Troops, Why is Congress Throwing More Money at Him?

Rogue agency ICE needs more accountability and oversight, not more agents free to act with impunity U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is regarded by many law enforcement professionals as a rogue and unaccountable police agency. New revelations underscore this reputation and reveal a disturbing pattern of political retaliation, willful falsehoods, and the selective and … Continue reading »

ICYMI: “How Trump’s Travel Ban Would Hurt the People Who Voted For Him”

Rural America relies on foreign doctors for care; Trump’s travel ban would keep these doctors out As we highlighted yesterday, Trump’s cruel, costly, and chaotic immigration policies are having tidal wave effects across the country. In a new analysis for Washington Post’s “Monkey Cage” entitled “How Trump’s travel ban would hurt the people who voted … Continue reading »

The Cost of Trump’s Radical Immigration Policies

Under Trump’s Radical Immigration Policies, Parents of U.S. Citizens, Doctors, and Police Chiefs Detained; Economy Hit Across the nation we’re seeing tidal wave effects from Trump’s assault on immigrants, refugees and Muslims across America. From schools now dealing with deportation fears to a potential shortage of doctors in rural America to damage to the travel … Continue reading »

Trump Wants Taxpayers to Spend Billions Funding a Mass Deportation Strategy They Fundamentally Oppose

The Trump White House is demanding that billions of dollars in taxpayer money go to an expanded deportation force, new detention centers, and a border wall with Mexico–the building blocks of funding a mass deportation strategy. While Trump panders to the small minority of nativists who make up his base, poll after poll shows that Trump’s … Continue reading »

On St. Patrick’s Day, The Trump Team Blarney about Good Old Days

As the White House prepares for the annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration, it’s hard to see past the Administration’s blaring hypocrisy. Trump and his white nationalist posse call Muslims, refugees and immigrants a threat to our country, then they turn around and celebrate the history of Irish-Americans, who were once accused of being the very … Continue reading »

This Week in the Immigration Debate: Courts Step in to Block Trump Muslim and Refugee Ban; Trump’s Deportation Force Funding Request

Legal experts and advocates gathered in a conference call with reporters today to discuss the Hawaii and Maryland court rulings against Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban, and a $3 billion supplemental funding request to Congress to expand Trump’s deportation force and immigrant detention camps. A recording of today’s event is available here. Tom Jawetz, Vice … Continue reading »

The Incredible Shrinking Presidency: The More Trump Speaks, the Weaker He Gets

The more President Donald Trump articulates his dangerous, extreme and dystopian view of America, the weaker he gets as a president. Yesterday, two different federal judges ruled against the Trump Administration’s second attempt at a Muslim and refugee ban, citing that the public statements of candidate and President Trump and his advisers made clear the … Continue reading »

Legal Experts React to Nationwide Temporary Restraining Order Against Trump’s Muslim and Refugee Ban

On a press call tonight, legal experts analyzed the latest developments in the litigation against President Trump’s second take on an unconstitutional and un-American Muslim and refugee ban. Tonight, Hawaii U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson froze Trump’s executive order nationwide. We are still awaiting rulings from two other federal cases – one in Maryland and … Continue reading »