Following a federal judge’s ruling that holding mothers and their children in family detention facilities violates a 20-year-old court settlement, 178 House Democrats sent a letter to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson urging him to end the harmful practice. In the letter, the Democrats say the “strong evidence that such detention is detrimental to mothers and… Continue »

Donald Trump finally released some details on his immigration “plan” — and they’re about as realistic as his hairline. “‘We have to get them out’: that’s the plan Republican candidate Donald Trump has for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States,” said Univision anchor Jorge Ramos during a Spanish-language segment on Trump last… Continue »

Let’s talk about this post’s headline for just a second. Yes, today (July 31, 2015) is the last day for DACA beneficiaries with 3-year permits to return their cards to USCIS, and exchange it for two year permits. If this is confusing to you, then don’t worry — you are certainly not alone. For months… Continue »

Leading Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump took a break from cyberbullying his fellow candidates to finally waddle into the realm of immigration policy — and it wasn’t pretty. Not only did Trump slump to the right of Mitt Romney by advocating for mass deportation of the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants, but he also claimed that… Continue »

English (en español al final de la página): NBC News: GOP’s Donald Trump Revives Decade-Old Immigration Plan By Suzanne Gamboa AP: Trump’s Call for Mass Deportations Runs Into Messy Realities Fusion: Ramos to Trump: This is how you lose the Hispanic vote By Rob Wile NBC News: Trump Says He’s Number One With ‘The Hispanics’… Continue »

A su plan le seguiría un proceso de readmisión al país al mejor estilo de un concurso de belleza Reacción de Frank Sharry, director ejecutivo de America’s Voice, al plan migratorio de Donald Trump de deportar a 11 millones de indocumentados: “El llamado plan de Trump no pasa la prueba del olor o de la risa.… Continue »

As we assessed earlier today in a statement, Donald Trump’s comments to CNN endorsing a vision of mass deportation is as extreme as it is ridiculous.  There are 11 million undocumented immigrants in America.  Two-thirds have lived and worked in America for more than a decade.  Most live in families.  Many own homes.  They are intertwined in families and… Continue »

As the first GOP Presidential debate approaches next week, immigration is sure to become a heated — and contentious — topic among the Republican candidates, many of whom are verging to the far-right on immigration in an attempt to woo primary voters. But we know it’s about so much more than just politicking here. Immigration isn’t just… Continue »

A “Proposal” as Extreme as it is Unserious; and Yet it’s Remarkably Similar to Scott Walker’s While Donald Trump’s comments on immigrants have been mostly been bluster and bigotry, befitting his frontrunner status, he is now venturing into the realm of immigration policy. It is not pretty. In an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash yesterday, Trump… Continue »

Bobby Jindal has been having a bit of a rough time lately. Once considered a rising star in the GOP (who could ever forget that State of the Union rebuttal?), Jindal has consistently ranked in the bottom five of GOP Presidential candidates in most polling. So maybe that’s why Jindal took it upon himself to… Continue »