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ICYMI: “Check-ins with ICE Can Now Lead to Deportation for Immigrants”

Trump is fulfilling his mass deportation campaign promise, unshackling ICE and CBP agents to detain and deport any and all immigrants who cross their paths. As reported by Jeremy Redmon for Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a core part of this agenda includes targeting formerly “low-priority” immigrants at voluntary check-ins with ICE: “In January, President Donald Trump issued … Continue reading »

Trump Wants American Taxpayers to Spend Billions Funding a Mass Deportation Strategy They Fundamentally Oppose

Poll after poll shows that the Trump Administration’s radicalism on immigration is at odds with the views of the vast majority of Americans on a range of topics. Why is he pursuing a deportation strategy they fundamentally oppose? Overwhelming and Durable Public Support for Legalization, Not Deportation   CNN (March 2017): 90% of Americans, including … Continue reading »

Friday, March 24 Edition: Faces of Trump’s Mass Deportation Agenda

Across the nation, American families are being torn apart by Trump’s Deportation Force. Following are some recent storylines — the faces of Trump’s mass deportation agenda. More than 100 Senegalese deported, and “no one noticed.” Esther Lee at ThinkProgress highlights the deportation of 130 Senegalese nationals last weekend–“a troubling sixfold increase from the 2016 fiscal year … Continue reading »

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 »