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Reported New DHS Assistant Secretary David Clarke is Full of Wingnut Comments About Immigrants, Blacks, and Muslims

Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, has announced that he’ll be joining the Trump Administration as the newest DHS Assistant Secretary. He would be reporting to Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and working as a liaison with state and local law enforcement and governments. The position does not require Senate confirmation. Clarke is bad … Continue reading »

Editorial Boards Condemn Trump Administration Mass Deportation Blueprint

Administration Officials Say ‘Criminals,’ While Their Memos Say No One is Exempt Washington, DC – Leading editorial boards are condemning the Trump Administration’s detailed blueprint for mass deportation laid out in the new DHS implementation memos on immigration enforcement. Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, said “The White House and DHS continue … Continue reading »

Trump and GOP Blueprint for Deportation As Unpopular As It is Radical

Washington, DC – The DHS implementation memos on immigration enforcement are just the latest in a string of reminders that the Trump Administration intends to pander to the small minority of nativists who make up Trump’s base instead of responding to the wishes of the broad majority of the American public. In poll after poll, … Continue reading »

Despite White House and DHS Spin, Media Gets How the DHS Memos Declare Open Season on 11 Million Immigrants

Washington, DC – The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implementation memos on immigration enforcement lay out the Trump Administration’s detailed blueprint for mass deportation. While White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer today attempted to deny and obfuscate this fact, leading media observers are seeing through Spicer’s attempt to throw sand in their faces. Below are just … Continue reading »

Legal and Policy Experts Analyze New DHS Memos On Immigration

A recording of today’s call is available here. Washington, DC – This morning, the Department of Homeland Security released their latest implementation guidance on Trump’s executive orders on immigration. Today, policy and legal experts gathered to analyze the far-reaching changes on border security, detention, asylum, and deportation policies of these policies. A recording of today’s … Continue reading »

Memos del DHS: Un detallado plan de acción para la deportación masiva de todos los inmigrantes indocumentados

Washington, DC – Compartimos el siguiente comunicado de Lynn Tramonte, subdirectora de America’s Voice Education Fund, en reacción a la divulgación de los memos de implementación de las leyes de inmigración, del Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS). “Estos memos son un plan detallado para la deportación masiva de 11 millones de inmigrantes indocumentados que viven en … Continue reading »

DHS Memos: A Detailed Blueprint for Mass Deportation of all Undocumented Immigrants in America

Washington, DC – The following is a statement from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, reacting to today’s release of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) implementation memos on immigration enforcement. “These memos lay out a detailed blueprint for the mass deportation of 11 million undocumented immigrants in America. They fulfill the … Continue reading »

Friday Office Hours: Legal and Policy Experts Break Down the Leaked DHS Memo

This morning, Associated Press reported that a draft memo, written by DHS Secretary John Kelly, makes the case for deploying 100,000 National Troops to arrest undocumented immigrants in multiple states. While that issue has received enormous attention, the memo proposes far-reaching immigration policy and practice changes. The key issues include border security, detention, asylum, deportations and more. In order … Continue reading »

Moment of Truth for DHS Secretary Kelly

Needs to Answer for National Guard Memo, Misconduct by Agents, Raids that Swept Up Low Priority Individuals This morning, Associated Press reports that a draft memo, written by DHS Secretary John Kelly, makes the case for deploying 100,000 National Troops to arrest undocumented immigrants in multiple states. This news comes after a week of chaos that erupted as a … Continue reading »

Kris Kobach to be Nominated for a Top DHS Position?

Frank Sharry: “Kobach’s Record and Views Make Him Unfit to Serve in Today’s America” Washington, DC – Rumors are swirling that Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will be nominated to a confirmable policy position at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The following is a statement from America’s Voice Education Fund Executive Director Frank … Continue reading »