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UPDATE: Nevada Family Torn Apart By ICE’s Zero-Tolerance Policies

I am sad to report, Christian Hervis has been deported back to Mexico. Despite our best effort to keep the Hervis family together, ICE moved ahead and removed Christian without hesitation. His U.S. Citizen wife, Viviana, and his three U.S. Citizen children are distraught – as they learned about Christian’s deportation yesterday at noon. Viviana … Continue reading »

Nevada Mom and Wife Viviana Determined to Keep Her Family Together

Viviana Hervis, U.S citizen, mother of three U.S. citizen children, and wife to Christian Hervis, shared her story with Univision as she continues to fight to keep her family together. Earlier this week, we introduced you to Christian Hervis, who is in detention and set to be deported any day now. Despite Christian’s I-130 approval … Continue reading »

Jorge Ramos Slams Trump For “Spreading Hate”: “This Is Not Politics For Us, This Is Personal”

When you’re gauging the mood of Latinos in the United States, you start with Jorge Ramos. The long-time Univision anchor has been called the “Latino Walter Cronkite,” and has called both Republicans and Democrats to task for failing to pass a solution to our nation’s broken immigration system at the federal level. As a former … Continue reading »

David Leopold and Raul Reyes Dig Into Why Republicans Are Wrong On Just About Everything Regarding Birthright Citizenship

As a Trumpified Jeb Bush doubles down on his use of the derogatory “anchor baby” — saying he doesn’t find the term offensive — WaPo reports that a whole lot of others probably feel differently about that, considering “8.4% of the resident adult population of the US in 2012 was the child of a person born … Continue reading »

Despite Community Effort, Rogue Detroit ICE Office Rips Father Of Three U.S. Citizens From His Family

An Ohio father of three American citizens was deported today.  Needless to say, his life as well as the lives of numerous American citizens have been thrown into a tailspin. In November, when DHS Secretary Johnson announced new deportation guidance, we applauded.  It seemed as though the Administration was injecting some common sense into what … Continue reading »

Wall of Negative Coverage Following Trump’s Immigration Policy Proposal

On Sunday, August 16, 2015 Donald Trump released an immigration policy position paper that has generated nearly as much controversy as his original, inflammatory statements about Mexicans.  Below are excerpts from just some of the many fine analytical pieces that came out yesterday and today in English and Spanish language media. ENGLISH LANGUAGE COVERAGE Wall … Continue reading »

We Take Trump at His Word: Deport Them All Is His Plan

If Implemented, Trump’s Radical Proposal Would Be a Tragic and Dark Chapter in America’s Story Donald Trump has begun to provide specifics regarding his approach to immigration.  The GOP’s frontrunner wants to rid America of 11 million undocumented immigrants and their U.S. citizen children, change the U.S. Constitution’s definition of citizenship, and place a moratorium … Continue reading »

Frank Sharry Responds to Trump Immigration Positions

Trump Says Deport 11 million, Stop Legal Immigration, Change Constitution and More Today Donald Trump’s campaign issued his immigration position paper. He also talked about immigration in an interview with Chuck Todd in which he said that undocumented immigrants “have to go”.  Given that he sought and received the advice of Republican hardliner Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), perhaps it’s not … Continue reading »

Fusion: “Trump Is Proving He’s Not Only A Blathering Xenophobe…He’s Also A Lousy Businessman”

From hotel resorts to golf courses to a private 757 jet (Hair Force One?), there’s no denying Donald Trump has been a successful moneymaker (“I’m really rich,” he once boasted, though the exact figure remains up for dispute). But for all his business acumen, you gotta wonder why Trump’s sole immigration plan to date has been to … Continue reading »

In New Video, Michigan Dad Fredy Mencia Calls On President Obama To Stop His Deportation

Yesterday, Fredy Mencia and his family recorded an urgent video appeal asking President Barack Obama to stop his deportation and keep their family together. Fredy, a Michigan husband and father of three young U.S. citizens, is facing imminent deportation to Honduras this Friday. “We know you have the power to help us,” Fredy, surrounded by … Continue reading »