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ICYMI: Building companies, California cities boycott Trump’s border monstrosity

In a new piece for Bloomberg, “Trump’s Wall is 30 Feet of Scary Politics for Builders,” Thomas Black highlights the resistance to bidding on Trump’s border wall by major building companies who “won’t touch it with a 10-foot pole.”  Black writes: The wall and Trump’s insistence that Mexico pay for it have incensed broad swaths … Continue reading »

Broad Range of 400+ Organizations Urge Congressional Leaders to Reject Funding for Trump’s Mass Deportation Plan and Border Wall

In response to President Trump’s supplemental funding request for a down payment on his mass deportation plan and a border wall, a broad range of more than four hundred organizations have signed on to a letter urging congressional leaders to reject the president’s request. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority … Continue reading »

Friday, March 24 Edition: Faces of Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda

Across the nation, American families are being torn apart by Trump’s Deportation Force, carrying out an unrelenting mass deportation agenda.  Following are some recent storylines. More than 100 Senegalese deported, and “no one noticed.” Esther Lee at ThinkProgress highlights the deportation of 130 Senegalese nationals last weekend–“a troubling sixfold increase from the 2016 fiscal year when … Continue reading »

ICYMI: New York Times Editorial: “President Trump’s Reckless Shame Game”

The New York Times writes a timely editorial blasting the Trump Administration and ICE for their “reckless shame game” — their ongoing attempts to publicly scapegoat immigrants and the communities that welcome them. According to the Times, the Trump Administration’s attempts to claim they are acting in the interest of public safety is “ridiculous — dangerously … Continue reading »

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 »