Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): Washington Post: D.C. is a sanctuary city. Here’s what that means. By Claritza Jimenez Huffington Post: Number Of Sanctuary Congregations Doubles Since Trump’s Election By Roque Planas WNYC: City-Funded Lawyers Help More Detained Immigrants Win Cases By Beth Fertig Florida... Continue »
El sábado pasado, en más de 70 ciudades alrededor del país, inmigrantes y sus aliados marcharon y llevaron a cabo manifestaciones, vigilias y reuniones comunitarias masivas con el fin de construir una base amplia de apoyo en favor de los inmigrantes y los refugiados, en el momento en que el... Continue »
Last Saturday, in more than 70 events in cities nationwide, immigrants and allies marched and held rallies, vigils, and mass community gatherings to build broad-based support for immigrants and refugees as the nation braces for the beginning of the Trump era. United We Dream, SEIU, and Center for Community Change/FIRM... Continue »
Advocates led by Center for Community Change Action/FIRM, SEIU, and United We Dream rallied in over 70 events this past weekend in defense of the nation’s immigrants and against Donald Trump’s plans for deportations, criminalization, and hate. Held exactly one week before another unified demonstration against the incoming administration... Continue »
Today's must-read top immigration news from around the country.
English (en español al final de la página): NPR: Groups Protest Trump’s Immigration Positions Across The Country By Brakkton Booker and Michel Martin NBC: Immigration Activists Stage Day of Action Against Trump By Maggie Vespa CNBC: We will stand for our values in trade and immigration, eBay CEO Devin... Continue »
El tic toc de la oficialización de Donald J. Trump como el 45to presidente de Estados Unidos finaliza al mediodía de este viernes 20 de enero y para los sectores más vulnerables ha sido como esperar a que estalle una bomba. Los DREAMERS aguardan a que Trump y su equipo determinen... Continue »
A new report from Silva Mathena at the Center for American Progress highlights the devastating impact the termination of DACA would have not just on Dreamers, but on all Americans. The human costs are immeasurable. If Donald Trump ends DACA after taking the oath of office next Friday, the more than 750,000 young people who have... Continue »
Pieces in LA Times and NY Daily News Highlight New Precinct-Level Analyses in California and New York Find that Edison Exit Polls Overestimated Latino Support for Trump Two new op-eds detail precinct-level analyses of how the Latino electorate in California and New York actually voted in 2016, adding powerful evidence to the argument... Continue »
Last night, House Speaker Paul Ryan was questioned regarding his stance on immigration reform and DACA during a townhall with Jake Tapper (full transcript available here). Below, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice Education Fund, responds to Speaker Ryan. “Empty promises from the Speaker will not protect Dreamers, nor... Continue »
Three activists from Michigan, New York, and Vermont are sharing personal testimonies about why they are attending the Women’s March in Washington, DC on January 21st. With more than 150,000 estimated attendees, including a coalition of groups and allies ranging from Planned Parenthood to the NAACP, it’s “expected to be... Continue »