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First 100 Days of Immigration: The Silence of Republicans in Congress Makes Them Trump’s Enablers on His Radical Immigration Agenda

As Donald Trump’s presidency reaches the first 100 days in office benchmark, we’ve been highlighting the Administration’s disastrous approach to immigration. In this, our latest installment of our series assessing Trump’s first 100 days on immigration (full series available here), we examine how Republicans on Capitol Hill have been Trump’s enablers and abetters on immigrants. … Continue reading »

Activists Behind the Grassroots Push to Oppose the Funding of Trump’s Deportation Force and Detention Camps Keep Up the Pressure as Spending Deal Nears

As the White House and Congress near a spending deal, activists called on elected officials from both parties to reject Trump’s request for a massive infusion of funds to expand immigration enforcement. In early April, CREDO, United We Dream, ACLU, Detention Watch Network, America’s Voice Education Fund and others delivered 290,000 petitions to leaders from … Continue reading »

People Power in the First 100 Days of Donald Trump

How People Power Has Fought Back Against Anti-Immigrant Hate Donald Trump’s first 100 days as president is coming to an end. On immigration, Trump has pursued a truly awful mass deportation agenda as his Administration detains and deports immigrants indiscriminately. Evidently, Trump doesn’t care about the separation of families or the fear of children who must … Continue reading »

Juan Escalante: “At First 100 Days, Why Dreamers Aren’t Resting Easy Under President Trump”

In the latest installment for the America’s Voice Education Fund (AVEF) series on Trump’s First 100 Days, AVEF Digital Organizer and DACA-recipient Juan Escalante has published a Medium piece explaining why Dreamers are not resting easy in the midst of Trump’s deportation force, despite half hearted attempts from the Administration to quell their fears. Instead, Escalante … Continue reading »

Legal Experts and Advocates Speak to Upcoming DHS Progress Report and Trump’s First 100 Days

As Congress battles over a spending request, and whether border wall funding, additional deportation agents, and additional detention beds will be included, and as the Department of Homeland Security prepares to release a 90-day DHS progress report on the implementation and deployment of his executive orders, legal experts and advocates reviewed Trump’s immigration policy during … Continue reading »

Office Hours: Advocates Analyze Trump’s First 100 Days on Immigration and Refugee Policy

A recording of today’s call is available here. On a press call today, litigators and advocates reflected on Trump’s first 100 days in office, offering their perspectives on the key topics of the day: the radicalism of the Trump/Sessions/Kelly deportation strategy; the case of Juan Manuel Montes; litigation related to the Muslim and refugee ban; … Continue reading »

New Report: Trump’s First 100 Days on Immigration: Yes, We Have a Deportation Force Carrying Out Mass Deportation. No, They Aren’t Focusing on “Bad Hombres”

Today, America’s Voice Education Fund releases a new report assessing immigration enforcement in the first 100 days on immigration of the Trump Administration (available in Spanish here). While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, deportations are proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the traditional first … Continue reading »

Trump’s First 100 Days on Immigration: Yes, We Have a Deportation Force Carrying Out Mass Deportation

Introduction While President Trump has already flip-flopped on an array of campaign promises, immigration enforcement is proceeding in rigid accordance with Trump’s nativist campaign pledge. As we reach the first 100 days on immigration benchmark, it is clear that the Trump Administration has laid the groundwork to implement a mass deportation plan that targets all … Continue reading »