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The Intrusive and Extensive Overreach of Trump’s Anti-immigrant Agenda

Republicans are supposed to be the party of small government — though apparently not when they’re the ones in power, or when it comes to targeting immigrants. As Donald Trump’s immigration and mass deportation agenda takes shape, one recurring theme is its heavy-handedness, extensive overreach, and use of government intrusion to force its way into cities, … Continue reading »

Communities Across America Seeing Cruelty of Mass Deportation and Rallying Behind Immigrant Neighbors

Throughout the country, the Trump Administration and an “unshackled” ICE and CBP are seeking to detain and deport immigrants who have lived here for decades, with U.S. citizen children and deep ties to America. After seeing the cruelty of mass deportation, Americans are standing up for their immigrant neighbors, underscoring that the vast majority of the … Continue reading »

Thousands Ask Governors to Keep National Guard Out of Trump’s Deportation Force

Campaign gathers tens of thousands of signatures asking Governors in six states to not comply with Trump immigration crackdown, keep National Guard out of Trump’s deportation force Last month, the Associated Press reported that the Trump Administration was considering a plan that would have allowed Governors to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops … Continue reading »

The Cost of Trump’s Radical Immigration Policies

Under Trump’s Radical Immigration Policies, Parents of U.S. Citizens, Doctors, and Police Chiefs Detained; Economy Hit Across the nation we’re seeing tidal wave effects from Trump’s assault on immigrants, refugees and Muslims across America. From schools now dealing with deportation fears to a potential shortage of doctors in rural America to damage to the travel … Continue reading »

ICE Continues Terrorizing Immigrant Communities With Raids In PA, DE, and WV

It’s under-reported news this week, but nearly 250 people have been arrested since the start of March in a multi-state ICE effort that has been terrorizing immigrant communities across Pennsylvania, Delaware, and West Virginia. ICE casting wide, indiscriminate net Only 18 of those arrested had prior removal orders and more than half had no criminal … Continue reading »

Across the Country, Farmers and Farmworkers Agree Trump’s Deportation Agenda Bad For Agriculture

Donald Trump’s mass deportation crackdown is here, rounding up immigrants indiscriminately, arresting those who are clearly not “bad hombres”, and detaining those who have no business being detained. Among other things, his crackdown is bad for agriculture. And, because so much of the agriculture industry relies on the work of undocumented immigrants, everyone who eats should … Continue reading »

ICE Doesn’t Care What’s in Trump’s “Heart”, Tweets About How It Can Deport Dreamers

Trump’s deportation dragnet is catching a whole lot of longtime Americans in its wake, from grandfathers to business owners to young students to workers. Even Dreamers — the young immigrants Donald Trump claims to have such a “heart” for — aren’t necessarily safe. ICE tweets: Deferred action does not protect from removal This was underscored … Continue reading »

Sen. Menendez, Cardinal Tobin Accompany New Jersey Grandfather to ICE Hearing

A New Jersey grandfather was given a two month stay of deportation today — after a rally that featured Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Archbishop of Newark, dozens of other clergy and immigration advocates from PICO National Network. Grandfather of Four and US-based for 25 Years Catalino Guerrero has been in the US … Continue reading »

Trump’s Indiscriminate Immigration Policy Means Silence from Abuse Victims, Exploited Workers

It’s become clear that Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security under Sec. John Kelly are conducting indiscriminate immigration raids that detain everyone ICE can get their hands on — rather than just sweeping up “bad hombres”. Much has been written about how a lack of clear deportation priorities make all Americans less safe. Below are … Continue reading »

Trump’s Deportation Force is Sowing Fear, Arresting Immigrants Without Reference to Priorities and Separating American Families

Despite claims that they are going after “bad hombres,” every day offers new and heartbreaking evidence that the “unshackled” ICE and CBP agents that make up Trump’s deportation force are detaining and deporting non-criminal undocumented immigrants with U.S. citizen children and deep ties to America. Families line up to collect children’s birth certificates The cruelty … Continue reading »