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En el próximo debate, Trump y Clinton tienen respuestas para Sophie Cruz que todos necesitan escuchar

In English here La campaña de Sophie Cruz de hacer una pregunta sobre la deportación en el próximo debate presidencial saca a relucir un tema que ha recibido poca atención hasta el momento: ¿qué pasa con los niños? No sorprende que los planes inmigratorios de Donald Trump y Hillary Clinton difieran diametralmente cuando se trata del bienestar de los niños, … Continue reading »

ICYMI: Lynn Tramonte: “At The Next Debate, Trump and Clinton Have Answers for Sophie Cruz that Everyone Needs to Hear”

“A Trump presidency would only multiply children’s fears and anxieties, while implementing Clinton’s platform would do much to alleviate them.” A brand new piece published on Medium today by America’s Voice Deputy Director Lynn Tramonte pushes the importance of having American citizen Sophie Cruz’ question answered by both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during Sunday’s debate. The question reads, “If you deport … Continue reading »

ICYMI: North Carolina Women and Children Targeted In Latest ICE Enforcement Actions

Que Pasa Mi Gente: “The capture of the mother and the two children is the first confirmed detention as part of the raids against Central American mothers with children” In January, the Obama Administration began targeting recently arrived Central American teenagers for deportation. Despite an outcry from the community and increasing reports of violence in … Continue reading »

DAPA-Eligible Family Discusses Urgent Need For Relief Following US Supreme Court Hearing

Today, the Supreme Court held a hearing on DAPA and DACA expansion — two policies created after immigrant rights advocates shone a light on the Obama Administration’s out-of-control enforcement. If the Supreme Court upholds President Obama’s immigration actions, up to five million undocumented immigrants will be able to work legally and live free from the threat of deportation. One of these families is Esmeralda’s. Back … Continue reading »

Faith Leaders, Pastor Max’s Family Slam Aggressive ICE Tactics Targeting Immigrants

Faith leaders and advocates have condemned the aggressive — and oftentimes deceptive — tactics used by ICE to target and deport undocumented immigrants. The advocates spoke out during a visit with lawmakers in Washington, DC last week on the one year anniversary of the deportation of Pastor Max Villatoro, an Iowa faith leader who was … Continue reading »

As NC Teen Wildin Acosta Awaits Imminent Deportation Community Rallies For His Return

On Thursday, we shared the urgent news about Wildin Acosta, a North Carolina teenager facing imminent deportation to Honduras. Unfortunately, last night, the Immigration Court issued a decision denying Wildin’s request for a stay of removal. Because the decision was issued after close of business, Wildin’s counsel was unable file a stay request and appeal … Continue reading »

UPDATED: The Obama Administration Shamelessly Plans to Deport the Two Central Americans Teens Detained on Their Way to School

UPDATE: Yefri Sorto was issued a last minute stay of deportation, but remains in detention. Pedro Salmeron’s deportation to El Salvador remains imminent. We need to keep calling ICE to keep pressure on immigration officials to stop Pedro’s deportation and release both young men from detention right away. – Two North Carolina teens are in … Continue reading »

A Brave Woman Asked Clinton And Sanders For Help On National TV

Cross-posted from Lynn Tramonte’s post on Medium. Could you do this, if you had to? Stand before a national television audience and a possible future United States President, talk about the most painful event of your life, and ask for help? With the assistance of Univision reporter Enrique Acevedo, and a platform provided by the Univision/Washington Post Democratic … Continue reading »

Family, Fear, And Immigration

On December 23, as I was beginning my holiday break, I, like so many of my colleagues, was stunned by the headline in the Washington Post: U.S. plans raids to deport families who surged across border. Raids? By the Obama Administration? Again? That news sent shock waves through immigration communities as we saw the White … Continue reading »

Rep. Gutiérrez: ICE Deportation “Raids Will Not Bring Us Order. Raids Will Only Bring Misery.”

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez expanded on his earlier statement denouncing the Central American deportation raids, adding that the raids “are not the Democratic Party’s solution to immigration questions, nor should it be America’s” during a House floor speech earlier today. According to the most recent reports, since the past weekend at least 121 adults and children … Continue reading »