Today leaders from the statewide Faith Action ID Network gathered on a press call to discuss the consequences of anti-immigrant bill HB 100. If passed this week in the State Legislature, HB 100 will undermine the local ID program, a vital tool for law enforcement and the immigrant community in many counties and major cities… Continue »

Conservative columnist Jennifer Rubin just scorched Marco Rubio, saying he “lacks spine” and has “lost his integrity” following his embrace of Trumpism and Senate re-election flip-flop. “It is especially painful for foreign policy hawks, reform-minded conservatives and pro-immigration Republicans to watch Rubio twist himself into a pretzel trying to stay true to his own message while supporting Trump,”… Continue »

Cruz y Toomey avanzan una legislación tomada del manual inmigratorio del magnate; Mitch McConnell: Trump aún no es “creíble” como presidente, pero su agenda inmigratoria es clara y totalmente creíble para el Senado republicano  Ayer hicimos notar que los republicanos en la Cámara Baja y en el Senado se han dedicado toda la semana a probar… Continue »

A wave of “hate crimes and racial abuse” has swept through the UK since the recent ‘Brexit’ vote to leave the European Union, reports the Independent. Polish families have been among the targets of the more than 100 incidents reported, a number of it mirroring the “Go back to your country!” rhetoric we have seen… Continue »

New pieces continue to highlight a disturbing trend that has been all too evident for the past year: Donald Trump is the new standard-bearer of KKK leaders and other right-wing extremists. Since his campaign announcement, Trump has been a magnet for the white nationalist and anti-immigrant movements, who see him as capable of delivering “the… Continue »

Senators Cruz and Toomey Push Legislation Ripped from Trump Immigration Playbook; Mitch McConnell: Trump Not Yet “Credible” as POTUS, but Trump Immigration Agenda is Clearly Plenty Credible for Senate GOP Yesterday, we noted that Republicans in the House and Senate had spent the week proving that Donald Trump’s divisive vision for America was not an outlier.… Continue »

Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.

English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: How Donald Trump Keeps Changing His Mind on Abortion, Torture and Banning Muslims By Alan Rappeport and Maggie Haberman Associated Press: Brit indicted in botched attempt to shoot Trump in Las Vegas By Kevin Ritter Washington Post: Who will show up? Who will pay?… Continue »

Georgia has seen a 20% increase in Latino voter registration statewide since last October, according to the Gainesville Times: A growing population, increased political activism and Donald Trump’s rise in the Republican Party have prompted a dramatic increase in voter registration among Latinos in Hall County and across Georgia. Nearly 800 Latinos in Hall joined… Continue »

An immigration judge has ruled that a North Carolina teenager arrested by ICE nearly six months ago can be released from detention — but only if his family can pay up thousands of dollars first. 19-year-old Yefri Sorto was one of the six North Carolina teens arrested by ICE earlier this year during national raids… Continue »

When most people think of who will be affected by the United States v. Texas decision on DAPA and DACA+, they think of the Latino community.  However, one in ten DAPA and DACA+ eligible immigrants is Asian American, a community that is often viewed as not being invested in the immigration debate. At a recent… Continue »