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After Two Months on the Job, Jeff Sessions Heads to Border to Claim Credit for 20-Year Trend

Today, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will travel to the southwestern border, where he will undoubtedly claim that the Trump Administration deserves credit for the decline in apprehensions at the southern border during March. Don’t believe the hype. Border apprehensions declining for 20 years Recent monthly ups and downs don’t capture the real story. The … Continue reading »

Unsurprising and Disturbing: Jeff Sessions Seeking New Ways for DOJ to Advance Anti-Immigrant Measures

A new Washington Post story by David Nakamura and Matt Zapotosky, “Sessions Seeks Greater Role for Justice in Immigration Enforcement,” highlights how U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is seeking to use the power of the DOJ to advance anti-immigrant measures, implementing an extreme and unpopular mass deportation vision that Sessions has long embraced. Sessions’ DOJ … Continue reading »

ICYMI: David Leopold: “Jeff Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and he knows it”

Following Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ statements yesterday decrying sanctuary cities and threatening to defund them, immigration attorney David Leopold published ascathing critique in the Boston Globe of Sessions and his scaremongering tactics used to continue “the Trump administration’s campaign of fear and misinformation about immigrants.” According to Leopold, Sessions is wrong on immigration law, and … Continue reading »

Strong Resistance to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating of Trump and Sessions

If the Trump White House was hoping that Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ anti-immigrant scapegoating and newest threats against so-called “sanctuary cities” would help the Administration turn the page on a rough week and intimidate local leaders and jurisdictions into backing down, they can’t be happy with the reaction and resistance on display. Elected officials, law … Continue reading »

Fresh Off Healthcare Defeat, Trump Administration Turns to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating

The following is a quote from Lynn Tramonte, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responding to the appearance of Attorney General Jeff Sessions at today’s White House press briefing, and the administration’s new anti-immigrant scapegoating plan: It’s painfully obvious that the Trump Administration wants to change the subject to anything other than its humiliating … Continue reading »

Hey Jeff Sessions: What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don’t You Understand?

In bombshell political news, the Justice Department has revealed that Attorney General Jeff Sessions lied under oath during his Senate confirmation hearings — by not disclosing two conversations he had with the Russian ambassador during the 2016 campaign. Sessions’ statement last night declared that he has “never met with any Russian officials to discuss issues of … Continue reading »

Con la confirmación de Sessions, el gobierno de Trump se vincula aún más con el extremismo antiinmigrante

En respuesta a la confirmación en el Senado de Jeff Sessions como Fiscal General de Estados Unidos, la subdirectora de America’s Voice Education Fund, Lynn Tramonte, da a conocer el siguiente comunicado: “La noticia de que Jeff Sessions será el Fiscal General de nuestra nación significa que el gobierno de Trump está ahora aún más … Continue reading »

With Sessions Confirmation, Trump Administration Further Tied to Extremist Anti-Immigrant Worldview

In response to the Senate’s confirmation of Jeff Sessions as U.S. Attorney General, Deputy Director of America’s Voice Education Fund Lynn Tramonte issued the following statement: “The news that Jeff Sessions will be our nation’s Attorney General means that the Trump Administration is now even more tied to a radical worldview hostile to all types … Continue reading »

El voto en el Senado sobre Sessions determinará si el ‘padrino intelectual’ de las órdenes ejecutivas de Trump será Fiscal General de la nación

Mientras el Senado se prepara a votar hoy más tarde sobre la nominación del senador Jeff Sessions para ser el Fiscal General de Estados Unidos, los senadores deberían estar plenamente conscientes de que tanto la visión del mundo que él ha tenido durante mucho tiempo, como su agenda de políticas públicas, son fundamentalmente hostiles hacia … Continue reading »

Senate Vote on Jeff Sessions to Determine If “Intellectual Godfather” Behind Trump Executive Orders Will Be Nation’s Attorney General

As the Senate gears up to vote later today on the nomination of Senator Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General of the United States, Senators should be fully aware that Sessions’ longstanding worldview and policy agenda is cohesive and fundamentally hostile to immigration and the changing demographics of America – and has been on display … Continue reading »