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No Lingering Doubts: Trump’s Deportation Force Targets All 11 Million

The facts are in. Trump’s Deportation Force is in action. His executive order on interior enforcement eliminates common sense priorities for deportation. This means that any and all undocumented immigrants – including DACA recipients – are vulnerable to arrest, detention and deportation. Daniel Ramirez Medina Last night, news reports exposed the fact that ICE agents in Seattle, Washington … 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 »

Arizona Advocates Livestream Donald Trump’s Deportation Force In Action

Yesterday, we saw Donald Trump’s deportation force in action when ICE detained, and then deported an undocumented mother of two U.S. Citizens in Arizona. After being arrested in by anti-immigrant zealot Joe Arpaio in 2008 during an unconstitutional workplace raid, Guadalupe “Lupita” García de Rayos diligently attended yearly check-ins with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) … 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 »

This Week in the Immigration Debate: Litigation on Muslim and Refugee Bans; Refugee Update; Trump’s Deportation Force Targets Mother of U.S. Citizen Kids in Arizona

With immigration and refugee issues taking center stage in the first weeks of the Trump Administration, America’s Voice Education Fund will resume its weekly “Office Hours” press briefing today, February 10 at 1 pm EST. On today’s call, legal experts and immigration and refugee advocates will provide updates on litigation challenging Trump’s Muslim and refugee ban; refugee … Continue reading »