A recording of today’s press call is available here. On a press call today, Gold Star father Khizr Khan, Dreamer and Army veteran, Sergeant Oscar Vasquez, and Marine Corps veteran Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) shared their personal stories and reflections on why Trump’s radical policy vision is contrary to core... Continue »
What’s happening with DACA? Yesterday I did a breakdown of Trump’s Executive Order on Deportations. Afterward many people sent me questions about DACA. So today I’m doing a DACA update. You can get more information about the Executive Orders and DACA at America’s Voice. What's happening with DACA? Yesterday... Continue »
We’ve been highlighting that despite outsized attention to the border wall, the most disturbing component of President Trump’s immigration executive order is that it creates a blueprint for mass deportation and follows through with the Deportation Force Trump championed in his campaign. Despite rhetorical flourishes and assurances that Trump is simply... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): New York Times: Questions for: ‘Trump Blocks Syrian Refugees and Orders Mexican Border Wall to Be Built’ By Caroline Crosson Gilpin McClatchy: A campaign promise fulfilled: Trump orders Mexico wall construction to begin By Franco Ordonez and Anita Kumar Bloomberg: Trump... Continue »
A Massachusetts man is facing hate crime charges after he allegedly shouted slurs at and kicked a Muslim airline employee in the Delta Sky Lounge at Kennedy Airport Wednesday night, prosecutors say. The suspect, 57-year-old Robin A. Rhodes of Worcester, landed at JFK Airport from Aruba Wednesday evening, where... Continue »
Mason police are investigating distribution of a flier that describes a Muslim resident as having links to terrorism. The flier, titled “Neighborhood Terrorism Warning,” displays the photo and address of Rawd Saleh, a mother of three. It cites a court case from nearly 15 years ago in which her... Continue »
Protests in DC, New York, and other cities across the US have continued into today in response to Donald Trump’s extreme orders targeting immigrant families and Muslim refugees. As immigration attorney David Leopold wrote earlier today, Trump’s plan is effectively “a blueprint to implement his campaign promises of mass deportation,... Continue »
In English here. El 25 de enero de 2017 el presidente Trump dio a conocer una Orden Ejecutiva, “Mejorando la Seguridad Pública al interior de los Estados Unidos”, que potencialmente convierte a cada inmigrante indocumentado en una prioridad de deportación. Al diezmar la política de la era Obama que... Continue »
Families, Refugees, Religious Freedom, American Values All On the Line Donald Trump has begun to make sweeping changes to immigration and refugee policy that would build both a literal and figurative wall around America. According to Lynn Tramonte, Director of Ohio’s Voice: “Trump’s physical wall has gotten much of the... Continue »
TODAY, January 27 at 11:00 AM EST, Gold Star father Khizr Khan, Dreamer and Army veteran Sergeant Oscar Vasquez, and Marine Corps veteran Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) will gather on a press call to condemn President Trump’s immigration and refugee executive orders. The speakers on the call will share their... Continue »