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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.

David Leopold: These Are Your Rights In Case Of An ICE Raid

Immigration attorney David Leopold discusses the latest on ICE’s arrest and detention of DREAMER and DACA’mented immigrant Daniel Ramirez Madina and why it’s important to know your rights. Follow United We Dream for the latest information on Daniel’s case and use the hashtag #RaidWatch to report ICE activity in your community. Immigration attorney David Leopold discusses the … Continue reading »

America’s Voice responde a la detención de Daniel Ramírez Medina, beneficiario de DACA

Donald Trump, tal como fue citado por TIME: “Fueron traídos aquí a una edad muy temprana, han trabajado aquí, han ido a la escuela aquí. Algunos fueron buenos estudiantes. Otros tienen maravillosos trabajos. Y se encuentran en un país imaginario porque no saben lo que va a ocurrir… Vamos a elaborar algo de lo que a gente … Continue reading »

America’s Voice Education Fund Responds to Detention of DACA-recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina

Donald Trump as quoted in TIME:  “They got brought here at a very young age, they’ve worked here, they’ve gone to school here. Some were good students. Some have wonderful jobs. And they’re in never-never land because they don’t know what’s going to happen….We’re going to work something out that’s going to make people happy and proud.” … Continue reading »

More Personal Stories Emerging From ICE Actions That Have Swept Up Hundreds Of Undocumented Immigrants

More personal stories are emerging from the more than 680 undocumented immigrants that have been arrested by ICE agents since last week. As we noted earlier today, these coordinated ICE sweeps have spread fear and uncertainty in families and communities across America. While Donald Trump has claimed that he would target only “criminal aliens” for … Continue reading »

Cutting Through Confusion Around the Immigration Raids

The combination of the Trump Administration’s immigration enforcement executive order, which treats all undocumented immigrants as potential priorities for deportation, and the deportation raids conducted throughout the country by ICE, has spread fear in families and communities across America. Some voices in the Trump Administration and DHS have been attempting to follow the boss and emphasize a focus … Continue reading »

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 »