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America needs to see Donald Trump's deportation force in action. So if you see Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) activities in your community use the hashtag #ExposeICE.

Trump’s Deportation Force Hits U.S. Communities; Advocates Decry Raids, Family Separation

A recording of today’s event is available here In recent days, multiple communities have been targeted with deportation raids and a new Trump Administration policy that treats all undocumented immigrants as priorities for deportation, regardless of their roots and ties to the United States. On a telephonic press call today, immigration advocates and lawyers provided updates on the Deportation … Continue reading »

Donald Trump Promised a Deportation Force. ICE Is Delivering

According to the most recent information from the New York Times, ICE agents swept up as many as 600 undocumented immigrants in raids spanning at least 11 states. Reports indicate that some of these sweeps, which started last week, have been at restaurants, at homes, and at workplaces. Additionally, unsubstantiated rumors of checkpoints in Austin, Miami, … Continue reading »

Use Your Cellphone to Document and Expose Immigration Raids in Your Community

Immigrants and their families are on high alert as immigration raids by federal and local authorities are being reported all across the country. Earlier this week we witnessed the deportation of Guadalupe García de Rayos, a long-time Arizona resident and mother of two U.S. Citizens, after a routine check in with immigration authorities. Guadalupe’s case … Continue reading »

Immigration “Office Hours:” Update on Refugee and Muslim Bans and Trump’s Deportation Force

A recording of today’s call is available here With litigation challenging President Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban and Trump’s Deportation Force fanning out across the country, America’s Voice Education Fund resumed its weekly “Office Hours” press briefing today. A recording of today’s call is available here.  Yesterday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals put a pause on some … Continue reading »

NYT Editorial On Donald Trump’s Mass Deportation Dragnet: “The Brutal Idiocy Of It All”

The indiscriminate brutality of Donald Trump’s Deportation Force was on full display yesterday, following the nationally-publicized case of Guadalupe García. Trump claimed he would prioritize “criminals” and so-called “bad hombres” for deportation, but instead ICE tore a mother from her two US citizen children. As AV’s Lynn Tramonte stated yesterday, “Wake up, America: this is what mass … Continue reading »

Trump Administration’s Priority for Deportation? A Phoenix Mom with Two American Kids Trying to Comply with the Law

The Trump Administration’s treatment of Guadalupe García de Rayos – an Arizona mom of two U.S. citizens, who came to America more than twenty years ago at the age of 14 – is proof that his agents are indeed pursuing a policy of total, unrelenting, un-prioritized deportations as outlined in his interior enforcement executive order. … Continue reading »